Effective Neck Problem Treatment
Neck problems are very common and can be caused by many thingssuch as lifestyle habits, injury, or strain. If you areexperiencing neck problem symptoms and are looking for an effectiveall-natural neck problem treatment, we can help.
What are the symptoms of neck problems?
Some symptoms of neck problems include the following:
- Sharp Pain - If you are experiencing neckproblems, you may end up feeling a localized stabbing or stingingpain. Typically, this is known to be felt in the lower neck.
- Cervical Radiculopathy - Problems withreflexes, sensation, or strength may occur. Due to nerve rootcompression, strength and sensations in the arm may experienceissues.
- Problems with Lifting or Gripping - Ifweakness or numbness is felt throughout the arm or fingers, it ispossible for a person to have problems lifting or gripping objectseven if they are light.
- Headaches - Headaches can come from anirritation in the neck that affects the muscles and nerves tied tothe head.
- Radicular Pain - This pain can travelfrom the neck to the shoulder and arm. The intensity of this paincan vary and may feel as if it is burning or searing.
- General Soreness - Discomfort is commonwith neck problems and can leave the area feeling achy ortender.
- Stiff Neck - It may be difficult to movethe neck about, especially when turning the head from side toside.
Is neck pain a sign of cancer?
Not all neck pain is a sign of cancer. If you are experiencingpersistent, continuing neck pain there is a chance it could be awarning sign of head or neck cancer. However, this could be a signof a less serious condition. Neck or head cancer might includeswelling, lump, or a sore that does not heal.
Other symptoms associated with neck and head cancer may includethe following:
- Unusual pain or bleeding in the mouth
- Unexplained bad breath
- Numbness in the head or neck region
- Difficulty breathing
- Persistent nasal congestion
- Frequent nosebleeds
- Unusual nasal discharge
- Pain in the upper teeth
- White or red patch on the lining of mouth, tongue, or gums
- Difficulty chewing
- Difficulty swallowing
- Throat or facial pain that does not go away
- Difficulty speaking
- Ear pain or tinnitus (ringing in the ears)
- Pain when moving the tongue or jaw
- Swelling in the jaw area or chin
- Change in voice or hoarseness
- Frequent headaches
How do you relieve a pinched nerve in theneck?
Pinched nerves can cause neck problems and area result of surrounding tissues applying too much pressure to thenerve. This can be caused by a misalignment that shifts the bone toapply pressure on the nerve and affect the surrounding tissues. Thesoft tissues surrounding the spine include the muscles, tendons,and ligaments. When a misalignment occurs, it can strain andstiffen the muscles and injure a tendon or ligament.
To relieve a pinched nerve in the neck, what is causing thepressure on the nerve needs to be corrected. Usually, amisalignment is present that will apply this pressure, so once anupper cervical adjustment is made to correct the area pressure isreleased, and the body can begin repairing and healing the areathat was injured.
What is the worst painkiller for neckpain?
It is difficult to say what the worst painkiller is for neckpain as not everyone reacts the same to medication. However, keepin mind medication is made to target the symptoms of neck pain andnot the cause. Medication may give you quick relief, but it isshort-term and will not help fix the underlying cause of your neckpain.
The best thing to do for neck pain is to undergo a treatmentthat can help you target the underlying cause of the neckproblem.
What is the best treatment for degenerative discdisease in the neck?
Degenerative disc disease in the neck is anage-related condition that can cause neck problems. To help theaging process and to ensure the body is healing, repairing, andtaking care of its natural functions properly – we need to look tothe most important part of our spine: The upper cervical spine.
The upper cervical spine protects your brain stem and allows thebrain to body communication can flow properly. It also sets thealignment for the rest of your spine. This means if your uppercervical spine is out of alignment, the rest of the spine willbegin to shift and follow its lead.
To help treat degenerative disc disease in the neck, and uppercervical adjustment should be considered. It’s a great naturalalternative treatment to help your body stay healthy enough tofunction properly to send accurate brain to body signals and repairitself – which means it can target the cause of degenerative discdisease symptoms by going after the underlying neckproblem.
During the aging process, changes in the spine can occur andtrigger the onset of degenerative disc disease. However, keeping ahealthy aligned upper cervical spine can help fight against it.
Is neck cracking by a chiropractordangerous?
Neck adjustments are very safe! Upper cervical professionals usegentle, very precise movements to help correct your neck problem.It is important to seek a neck adjustment from a professional uppercervical chiropractor, as they are very different from generalchiropractic.
Can chiropractic neck adjustments cause a stroke?(Compare to medications and drugs for pain)
Upper cervical neck adjustments are not found to be the cause ofa stroke. They are very gentle and do not cause harm to the neckarea, which is important to make sure you have a neck adjustment byan upper cervical chiropractor for your neck problem and not ageneral chiropractor.
Although rare, a Canadian study researched the small number ofstrokes followed by a neck adjustment and found the patients hadsigns of a stroke before an adjustment was made. With uppercervical chiropractors, if the neck area is in a lot of pain or anadjustment is to be made on a newborn or someone who has severetenderness/difficulty positioning for an adjustment, a subtleprecise vibration is used instead. Because of the precision andgentle method used by an upper cervical professional, they do notcause a stroke to happen.
When it comes to medications and drugs for neck problem pain,these can increase your risk of a stroke. Think about it this way,these are unnatural substances you are putting into the body. Thebody, although symptoms of neck problem pain may improve, canexperience difficulties in other areas because of what medicationscontain.
Upper cervical adjustments for neck problems do not require yourbody to take in anything unnatural. It is a natural treatment tohelp the body stay aligned and bring back proper body function.
Can chiropractic hurt your neck?
It is important for you to see a professional upper cervicalchiropractic to adjust your upper cervical spine for neck problems.Upper cervical chiropractic adjustments are very small, precisemovements that are gentle on the body. Because of this, uppercervical adjustments are safe for any age – including newborns.
Those who have a weak neck, such as newborns, or cannot positionthemselves for a gentle adjustment can be adjusted by subtlevibrations that do not apply force on the area. Always make sureyou go to a professional upper cervical chiropractor to adjust theneck area of your spine for neck problems.
We would like to invite you to accept our invitation fora free 15-minute phone consultation to speak with one of ourupper cervical chiropractic doctors where you can ask anyquestions you may have and decide if an exam or care might beright for you.
If you are interested, you can call ouroffice at (843) 225-5855.