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Neck Pain

Neck Pain can make Daily Life Difficult

Do you suffer from neck pain and stiffness? Chronic neck or back pain can make daily life so difficult, people often overdo it with pain medication. This can be dangerous because pain medication can be highly addictive. Neck pain can be a symptom of stress which caused by vertebral subluxations or misalignments in the spine. Subluxations keep the spine locked in the wrong position while preventing the nervous system from working properly and symptoms like neck pain can result. Removing subluxations can relief pain without the use of drugs.

Simple day to day tasks such as holding your phone between your ear and shoulder puts pressure on the upper cervical spine applying pressure to brainstem and in turn can cause a subluxation. Even reading a book in the wrong position can cause subluxates to the cervical spine. Often times, people read in a position that forces you to look down for an extended period of time and you may not realize the strain you are putting on the neck.

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A Chiropractor can help Relieve Neck Pain

Are you a frequent flyer? Traveling without a cervical pillow to support to the neck can cause your head to hang any which way and result in cervical pain, subluxation and headaches. Often times, improper form during exercise can also lead to neck or back pain. Pulling on the neck during sit-ups, hunching over bike handles, or lifting heavy weights improperly can leave the spine vulnerable to subluxation and pain.

These are only a few types of stresses that can subluxate the spine and cause neck or back pain. A visit with your chiropractor to remove subluxations can relieve pain and strain on your neck pain without the use of drugs and giving you a better quality of life.