Neck pain is the number three cause of chronic pain in the United States, affecting a whopping 45% of the nation’s workforce at some point in their lives.*
Your cervical spine, otherwise known as your neck, is a very delicate system of nerves, muscle, and vertebrae that houses your spinal cord. The spinal cord sends messages from the brain to control all parts of the body, inside and out. Your neck does all of that while remaining very flexible, allowing movement in all directions.
Neck pain usually starts like this:
This muscle imbalance, when left untreated, can progressively worsen and cause further dysfunction.
Once the muscle imbalance in the neck is set into motion, it’s only a matter of time before it starts a chain reaction in the rest of the body.
Neck pain leads to body pain:
Fortunately, there are a number of ways to prevent your neck pain from becoming head-to-toe pain.
Muscle & Joint Clinic has a systematic, personalized approach to resolving your neck pain and alleviating muscle dysfunction. First, we obtain a deeper understanding of your specific neck pain by using computerized posture analysis and functional analysis. Combined with assessing underlying causes, such as day-to-day habits that may be contributing to your pain. Treatment focuses on restoring proper motion and establishing ideal posture by balancing muscles and ligaments. By releasing tight muscles, remobilizing joints, and correcting your posture, we can significantly reduce your neck pain now. While keeping it from returning in the future.