An adult human spine typically consists of 26 moveable segments: seven cervical vertebras, twelve thoracic vertebras, five lumbar vertebras, one sacrum, and one coccyx (tailbone). Intervertebral d ...View Article
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Neck can be classified in many different ways. Some people experience only neck pain or only shoulder pain, while others experience pain in both areas.
Causes of neck pain include:
If you read the causes of neck pain above, you should realize that all the causes of neck pain can be treated by your chiropractic doctor.
Fixations in the cervical spine (neck) can cause severe pain, often times manifesting into a headache as well. Specifically targeted gentle chiropractic adjustments are aimed at restoring proper movement and joint function into the spine. These adjustments make it easier to move your neck, help improve posture and help prevent degenerative diseases of those areas.
Other tools used by the chiropractor are soft tissue modalities and proper muscle strengthening/stretching techniques to ensure a patient’s recovery to a pain-free neck.