Axcess PT. Neck Pain & Headache Relief

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Aaron Fuerst PT, DPT, CWCE, FAAOMPT If you have pain, you shouldn’t ignore it. We can help you feel better fast!

A New Year Free From Neck Pain & Headaches

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Neck pain is one of those types of pain that is difficult to work around. Pain in the neck and back will frequently begin to radiate the longer it hangs around, and that could mean shooting pain up your neck and back, all the way into the base of your skull. Once neck pain begins to turn into headaches, attempting to concentrate at

and thereforeconnected to thenervoussystem,pain in theneckcanquicklydevelop into tinglingornumbness in thehands,armsandfingers,whichcanbeuncomfortable and frustrating when you are going about daily tasks. When neck pain develops as a result of a pinched nerve, the radiating neck pain can result in severe headaches, and in some cases, even migraine headaches. The pinched nerve can cause pain to radiate from the neck into the skull and can cause adisruption to typicalnervepatterns.Workingwithaphysical therapistcanhelpyou address pain caused by a pinched nerve, and therefore can reduce the severity of headaches that develop as a result of neck pain. Ifyouhave lowbackpain,discoverourprograms todayand learnmoreabout quickly relieving your pain.

work can become exceedingly difficult. What Causes Neck Pain?

There are a large number of culprits that could be behind your experience of neck pain, including accidents, such as a car accident or a slip-and-fall accident, as well as sporting injuries.The reason why neckpain frequently becomes sosevere is due to the fact that blood vessels have to pass through your neck to reach the head. Aspasm in theneckmusclescould lead toconstrictedbloodcirculation,and therefore migraineheadaches.What’sworse,since theneck isconnected to thespinalcolumn

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