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8 Warning Signs You Need to See A Chiropractor For Neck Pain

SEP 2022
8 Warning Signs You Need to See A Chiropractor For Neck Pain
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Chiropractor for neck pain

Neck pain is devastating and can mess with your daily work habits. Over 30% of adults in the U.S. have neck pain all-too-often. Over 50% of people will continue to deal with frequent chronic neck pain. Are you one of those people? If so, you should see a chiropractor for relief from neck pain.

Warning Signs

What are some warning signs that it’s time to see a chiropractor for your neck pain? Here are some things to consider…

#1 Active Way Of Life

Your body is under more stress and strain if you exercise frequently or participate in sports. This additional strain may lead to spinal misalignment. Long-term physical exercise might make the body more prone to alignment issues like slipped discs, pinched nerves, etc.

Consider frequent chiropractic treatments to maintain your body’s health and the busy lifestyle you lead, especially if neck pain is interfering with your active lifestyle.

#2 The Soles Of Your Shoes

Have you ever noticed that the wear on the soles of your shoes varies? Well, this indicates an imbalanced movement or posture pattern.

If the sole of the footwear is heavy, it indicates stress on the feet. Uneven shoe wear is a very reliable sign that you have a subluxation in the spine and require a chiropractic spinal manipulation to realign your spine to prevent the issue from persisting and developing into a chronic problem.

A chiropractor can help align your back and neck so that you have better posture and less pain in your body.

#3 Bad Posture

Your posture may be significantly affected by repetitive movements. Poor posture causes unwanted pressure on the upper back, neck and shoulders. As a result of the pressure, discs and bones move, which can cause degeneration and alignment problems.

Chiropractic care helps ensure that your spine is adequately aligned, enhances posture and minimizes any pain caused by long periods of sitting or standing. Oftentimes, those with desk jobs complain of terrible neck pain– chiropractors can remedy that!

#4 Chronic Neck Pain

#4 Chronic neck pain

Neck pain frequently happens due to everyday behaviors and actions as well as accidents resulting in whiplash. Injuries, bad posture, subluxations, stress and disc issues can all play a role in a person’s neck pain– and chiropractors can help relieve that pain.

#5 Chronic Headaches

#5 Chronic headaches

A headache can be painful and uncomfortable. Whether you experience chronic tension headaches or migraines, chiropractors can work on parts of your head and neck to relieve your pain.

#6 A Lower Back Ache

If you have persistent back discomfort, this is one of the easiest ways to tell if you need to see a chiropractor. Many things related to your posture can cause back pain.

Along with knee issues, muscular spasms, tightness, reduced range of motion, sciatica (nerve pain in the backs of the legs) and severe pain, back discomfort can also be accompanied by other symptoms. Your chiropractor can relieve your pain and help you with these symptoms by performing regular alignment adjustments.

#7 Limited Motion Range

It’s time for a chiropractic appointment if you’re having trouble with everyday tasks like lifting a laundry basket, fastening your seatbelt or putting on your shoes. This is true especially if your arms and legs lack the same range of motion as before… or your neck is less flexible. Realigning the bones and joints through chiropractic adjustments reduces discomfort and broadens the range of motion in the body. The body works best when its range of motion is normal.

#8 Accident Injuries

The first thing you should do after an accident is to make an appointment with a chiropractor. Accident injuries often cause pain in the neck, back, arms and legs. Your chiropractor will be able to design a personalized treatment plan to help your body heal and return to normal.

Summary

There are several reasons to see a chiropractor. If you are dealing with any of the aforementioned issues, then it’s time to call New Tampa Chiropractic & Injury Center at 813-994-6111 with your questions or to schedule an appointment. Relief from pain is possible!