If you’ve ever slept the wrong way and awakened with a stiff neck and severe pain, you know how easy it is to suffer a neck problem. No matter what caused your neck pain, Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas can help. The team has years of experience in alternative and conventional treatments, allowing them to customize your care for the best results. If you need relief from neck pain, don't hesitate to reach out. There are four offices in Fort Worth, Arlington, Waco, and Wichita Falls, Texas, so call the one nearest you or book an appointment online today.
Your neck consists of seven small vertebrae that support the weight of your head, a combination that makes it easy to stretch or damage the soft tissues supporting your cervical (neck) spine.
Between 20% to 70% of Americans will experience neck pain that impacts their daily activities. Causes include:
Beyond sprains and strains, neck pain is often caused by an acute injury or repetitive movements that stress the same muscles.
See your doctor at Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas for an evaluation to diagnose the source of your neck pain.
It’s common for neck pain to limit the movement of your head, but you can develop other unexpected symptoms. Structural problems in your neck can lead to a severe headache.
Compressed nerves cause classic symptoms like tingling, numbness, and pain that follow the nerve down your arm. In severe cases, pinched nerves cause muscle weakness and affect the movement of your hand.
Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas takes a holistic approach that considers all the variables contributing to your neck pain.
For a diagnosis, your doctor might use X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), myelography/CT scanning, electromyography (EMG), or a nerve conduction velocity (NCV) study.
Once diagnosed, there are several treatments your provider may suggest, including:
The Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas team offers manual therapies that release tight neck muscles, improve range of motion, and relieve pain. They also develop structured exercises to support your recovery and restore optimal function following a neck injury.
You can be confident that your specialist takes the time to diagnose and treat you to help you feel better.
If you need relief from neck pain, call Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Texas, or schedule an appointment online.