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“Look Up To Permanent Pain Relief!” RELIEVING NECK PAIN
• Are You Hurting Your Neck While Sleeping? • Relieve Neck Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight
Neck pain can be a constant ache or sharp pain with movement, stopping you from enjoying life’s activities. Neck pain is very common affecting approximately2/3 rds of thepopulationatonepointoranother.Peoplewith neck pain suffer mainly from one of the following conditions: Degenerative Disc Disease The discs are the fluid filled sacs between the bones of your neck. The normal aging process shrinks the discs and dries them out. Repeated stressandstrainalsoweakens the tissues thatmakeupadisc.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 Mechanical pain usually starts from changes in the neck joints. As discs start tocollapse, thespacebetween theneckbonesnarrows,and the joints
may become inflamed. The pain is usually chronic and is typically felt in themiddlepartof theneck.However, itmayspread from theneck into the upper back or to the outside of the shoulder in some cases. Radiculopathy Pressure or irritation on or around the nerves of the neck can affect the nerves’electricalsignals.Thepressureor irritationcanbefeltasnumbness on the skin, weakness in the muscles or pain along the path of the nerve. 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 fromacomplicatedsurgery,wecan relieveyourpainquickly, returning your natural mobility andstrength.Our treatments aredesigned tohelpeasepainand to improveflexibility,strength,postureand function. We even teach you how to protect your neck in the years ahead. Look inside to learn more about our programs and say good-bye to that aching neck!
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