Studies report that neck pain is a common problem, affecting roughly two-thirds of the population at some point in their lives. Although felt in the neck, upper back, and / or shoulders, neck pain can be caused by a number of spinal problems.

Whatever the particular cause of neck pain may be, the effects can be a source of considerable pain, discomfort, physical limitations, and a reduced quality of life. At Bay Area Chiropractic, our team extends our compassionate support and advanced services to local residents suffering from neck pain from our clinic in Largo on Ulmerton Road.

If you suffer from neck pain, the innovative, comprehensive care we provide can help you determine the cause of your pain and the treatments you have available.

Feelings of stiffness, numbness, tingling, or weakness in your neck or other parts of the body may signify numerous conditions or problems with your spine. Causes of neck pain can range from the strain or tension of everyday activities or as the result of injuries and trauma. Some of the most common causes include:

Muscle Strains – Overuse, poor posture, uncomfortable positions, and abrupt or awkward movements can result in muscle strain and tension. Even the most minor activities, such as working at a desk, driving, or sleeping, can cause strains.

Joints – The neck is a complex system of joints, muscle, tissue, and bone that can all deteriorate with aging. Worn joints can cause considerable neck pain.

Nerves – Herniated discs and bone spurs in the vertebrae can place pressure on nerves that travel through the spine to the neck, causing significant pain.

Injuries – Sudden impacts and trauma, such as whiplash, can stretch and damage soft tissues in the neck.

Diseases – Neck pain can be caused by diseases such as meningitis and rheumatoid arthritis, among others.

Determining the Cause of Your Neck Pain

By conducting a comprehensive evaluation that includes in-depth profiles and physical assessments, we can localize the origin of your pain. In some cases, additional diagnostic tests can be performed to better determine the precise cause or condition involved. Imaging tests such as X-rays, CT scans, and MRIs can be used to obtain detailed images of your neck and spinal cord, thereby allowing our team to analyze and address abnormalities. Nerve tests may also be administered to determine whether nerve compression is causing your pain. With the results of these tests, we can determine effective treatment options customized to your specific situation and condition.

Determining the Cause of Your Neck Pain

At our Largo, Florida back pain relief office, Dr. Cliff Zurkan, and our patient-focused approach allow Bay Area Chiropractic to meet the unique and demanding needs of patients suffering from acute and chronic neck pain. Our goals revolve around helping you find the relief you need using innovative, noninvasive or minimally invasive treatments that do not compromise your lifestyle. Through the use of comprehensive evaluations and cutting-edge technologies and procedures, we can deliver safe and effective treatment that can allow you to reclaim your life.

Should you choose Bay Area Chiropractic to treat your neck pain, you will receive comprehensive care, support, and emphatic service from the moment you reach out for help. Allow our team to share our knowledge and help you better understand the cause of your neck pain and the treatments options you have available. Contact Bay Area Chiropractic to learn more by calling (727) 518-1999.

Disclaimer: Results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person.