Options For Treating Your Neck Pain


If you have some terrible neck pain that is preventing you from sleeping well or taking care of work or chores throughout the day without it being unbearable, you will want to keep reading. By making use of one or more of the following options for neck pain treatment, you should be on the path to feeling much better in no time at all.

Get A Neck Massage

This could be something that you have a friend or spouse do for you, as long as they are gentle so you do not become even more injured. If you would rather have a professional massage, you should be able to find one or more massage parlors or clinics in your area. Sometimes, chiropractor offices will have massage services available. Another option would be to locate a local massage therapy school and contact them about having a massage done by a student. This allows them to get some hands-on training and the cost is usually much cheaper than it would be anywhere else.

Make A Chiropractor Appointment

The pain that you are experiencing could be a direct result of an injury or pulled muscle in your neck. You might simply have something in your neck out of alignment and a skilled chiropractor may be able to help you with that. He or she will examine your neck and possibly take some x-rays in order to get a good clear picture of what is happening within your neck. It is also important to know that even if you feel dramatically better after your first appointment, that you might have to return for a few more adjustments before your neck is completely better.

Pain Medication Options

While waiting to find the solution to the problem, you will most likely want something to temporarily help with the pain in your neck. This way, you will be able to go to work, spend time with family, and sleep without too many problems. The best thing to do is to start with some over-the-counter medications to see if those will help curb the pain. If you find that they are not strong enough, you will want to make an appointment with your primary care physician to see if there is something a little stronger that can be prescribed. Your doctor may also suggest a regimen of hot or cold packs on your neck to help with pain or to reduce any swelling that might be present.

With those options in mind, you should have a good chance of getting your neck pain under control.


26 February 2018

Relief from Tension Headaches

Ever since childhood, I’ve been a driven person. Even as a young kid, I always strived to make good grades. With my schoolwork, I was never satisfied unless I made a perfect score. As an adult, I still tend to be a perfectionist. For instance, I won’t leave my home until every hair is in place on my head. In my career, I work diligently to please my many clients. Unfortunately, my perfectionist nature often causes me to become tense. Whenever I’m stressed about something, the muscles in my neck and shoulders become extremely tight. Sometimes, this issue leads to tension headaches. Thankfully, I know where to go when I begin experiencing muscle tightness. I visit my trusted chiropractor. On this blog, you will discover the methods a chiropractor uses to relieve tension headaches.