Finding Relief From Neck Pain Stay A Neck Ahead Of Chronic Pain!
Neck pain can be both debilitating and terrifying. When you experience an injury that leaves your neck in severe pain, the thought of not being able to freely turn your head is overwhelmingly stressful. What’s more, the pain itself is unbearable, and since the neck is so sensitive to injury, it is important to be as careful as possible in finding treatment and solutions for the pain. It is incredibletorealizehowcommonneckpain is—especially amongAmericanadults!Morethantwo-thirdsofU.S.adultswill developneckpainat leastonce intheir life,andthereasons for theneckpainareasvariedasthepopulationofthenation itself. Injury,musclestrainandevenstresscancausesignificantpain in theneckandupperback. Ifyouaren’tcareful,aneck injurycan leadtochronicpain,and it isevenpossibleforchronicheadaches like migraines to develop as a result of regular neck pain. There are a lot of different ways that you can relieve neck pain, butthebesttreatmentforyourpersonalneedsdependsentirely on the type of injury that you’ve experienced.
Ifyourpain isdevelopinggraduallyovertimeand isnottheresult of any particular injury that comes to mind, then it may be a resultofdegenerativediscdisease.Whenthisdevelops,youmay experiencechronicneckpainasaresultof fluid-filledsacsthat arebecomingweakenedovertimeasaresultofstressandstrain. Physical therapy can help alleviate the pain from degenerative disc disease by helping restore blood circulation and improve range of motion in the neck. This therapy is approached in a careful and deliberate way so as to not cause further pain in the neck region. Sometimes, neck pain develops after a particular injury, such as due to athleticism or even as a result of a car accident or a slip and fall accident. When this happens, your pain could be a result of a muscle strain or sprain. When this is the case, then usingtraditionalmethods likehotandcoldtherapyandtargeted physical therapy treatment can do a lot of good to alleviate the pain. However, attempting exercises on your own could also result in further pain.
Call Total Performance Physical Therapy at 215.997.9898 or visit totalperformancept.com to schedule your appointment today!
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