Treating your Neck Pain
with Effective Pain Management Techniques
Neck pain can oftentimes become debilitating. Before it becomes a nuisance in your daily life, you should consider conservative treatment options.
The Spine Center of Southeast Georgia offers conservative, minimally invasive treatment options for neck pain, as well as many other health conditions. We believe in treating acute and chronic pain without the need for highly addictive narcotics or surgery as the first treatment options.
If you are suffering from neck pain or back pain, and would like to learn more, please continue reading.
What is Neck Pain?
Neck pain can be the result of health disorders or diseases relating to any structures in the neck region. The medical term for neck pain is cervicalgia.
Common Symptoms of Neck Pain
- neck stiffness
- muscle spasms in the neck region
- muscle pain
- throat pain
- tingling in the arms
- arm weakness
- leg weakness
- leg numbness
- arm numbness
- loss of bladder control
- loss of bowel control
- inability to walk
What Causes Neck Pain?
- • injury or trauma to the neck
- • tight muscles in the neck region
- • osteoarthritis
- • rheumatoid arthritis
- • cervical disc degeneration
- • inflammation
- • infection
- • muscle strains
- • muscle sprains
- • herniated disc
Treatment and Care Options
Your doctor will determine treatment options based upon several factors, such as the underlying cause of neck pain.
Most neck pain will resolve on its own without medical intervention. However, in the event that you are suffering acute or chronic neck pain and you need conservative treatment, call The Spine Center of Southeast Georgia today.
Our doctors will determine the root cause of neck pain and speak with you regarding your symptoms. The course of treatment will focus on pain relief and prevention of future neck pain. If neck pain is interfering with your daily life, call us today.
Managing and Living With Neck Pain
When trying to live with neck pain, it is best to follow certain medical suggestions, such as:
- resting as much as possible
- applying ice to the neck region
- applying heat to the neck region
- wearing a cervical collar if needed
- taking OTC pain medications
- taking muscle relaxants if needed
- taking antibiotics if neck pain is due to infection
- surgery in extreme cases of neck pain
Resources and Tools: What Should You Do Now?
Are you suffering from neck pain? Are you looking for conservative, minimally invasive treatment for acute or chronic pain related to a neck injury?
We look forward to finding the best treatment for your neck pain symptoms and condition.