We at Active Life Team Chiropractic, serving Sacramento, CA, and the nearby region, offer neck pain treatment to patients who've sustained an acute injury or are suffer from chronic pain. We'd like to take this chance to explain what you might need treatment for and what you can expect during it.
Reasons to Seek Out Neck Pain Treatment
You may want to seek chiropractic treatment for neck pain if you experience whiplash. While this a common car accident injury, you could develop it as a result of physical assault or a sports-related incident.
Though neck pain can stem from an injury, like whiplash, sometimes, the root cause of an acute case is from neck strain, such as if you work and have to lift your head for extended periods or look at a screen for multiple hours frequently. Our chiropractor can also help treat chronic neck pain from arthritis.
Types of Chiropractic Treatment
We'll determine what chiropractic treatment or treatments are right for your situation after a thorough examination. Our chiropractor might want to know how far you move your neck, how severe the pain is, your other symptoms, such as migraines, and other similar information.
Our practitioner may include chiropractic adjustments as part of your treatment. The schedule we develop may be based on the severity of your condition and whether or not it's chronic. For this particular treatment, you'll likely lay down with on our exam table. Our chiropractor will then manually correct any spinal misalignments, which should ultimately will ease pressure on the nearby nerves and soft tissue.
Your treatment program might also incorporate exercise therapy. With this treatment, our chiropractor will guide you through different stretches that move the soft tissue in the neck. This can help with flexibility and function. It should help ease some of the pain and enhance circulation to optimize healing.
We might also provide you with lifestyle advice and tips for prevention to ease the pain and promote healing. For instance, if you have a migraine along with neck pain from whiplash, our chiropractor might recommend you use a cold compress as you're recovering. We might also encourage you to eat healthily and get adequate sleep.
Get Chiropractic Care from Our Chiropractor for a Migraine, Car Accident Injury, or Whiplash
At Active Life Team Chiropractic, serving Sacramento, CA, we can help if you have neck pain after a car accident injury, from the strain of life, or as the result of a chronic condition. Book an appointment if you have neck pain or other conditions, like a migraine, by calling us at (916) 551-1545.