Paradigm: Life Is Good Without Neck Pain

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Look Up To Picture Perfect Moments Without Pain! Life IsGoodWithout NeckPain

Neck pain can be a constant ache or sharp pain with movement, stopping you from enjoying life’s activities. Neckpain isverycommonaffectingapproximately2/3 rds ofthepopulationatonepointoranother.Peoplewithneck pain suffer mainly from one of the following conditions:

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Degenerative Disc Disease

your neck. The normal aging process shrinks the discs and dries them out. Repeated stress and strain also weakens the tissues that make up a disc. When this happens, the disc loses its ability to absorb shock. In turn, this causes rubbing and changes in the shape of the joints in your neck, which can be painful. Muscle Strain When there is an injury to the neck or you overuse the shoulder and neck muscles, a strain can occur. When this happens, the neck muscles may go into spasm to help support and protect the sore area. Mechanical Neck Pain Mechanicalpainusuallystarts fromchanges in theneck joints. As discs start to collapse, the space between the neck bones narrows, and the joints may become inflamed.The pain is usually chronic and is typically felt in the middle part of the neck. However, it may spread from the neck into the upper back or to the outside of the shoulder in some cases. Radiculopathy Pressureor irritationonoraround thenervesof theneck can affect the nerves’ electrical signals.The pressure or irritationcanbefeltasnumbnessontheskin,weakness in themusclesorpainalongthepathofthenerve.Weakness

in the spine muscles can cause abnormal pressure on the nerves and increased chance of radiculopathy. If you are suffering from neck pain, our SPINE Program is ideal to quickly relieve your pain and prevent it from returning. From long-term neck pain, to recovering from a complicated surgery, we can relieve your pain quickly, returningyournatural mobilityandstrength.Our treatmentsaredesignedtohelpeasepainandto improve flexibility, strength, posture and function. We even teach you how to protect your neck in the years ahead. Look inside to learn more about our SPINE Program and say good-bye to that aching neck!

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