The Truth About Neck Pain
The structure of the human body needs balance to survive and be healthy. Unfortunately, the skull is balanced upon a narrow column of bone and tendons. With gravity forcing down upon the body, the neck has its job cut out. Neck pain is so commonly mistaken as a ‘crick’ or an ache.
The body tells the brain, in a psycho-semantic way, that something is wrong in the form of pain. The symptoms may ease but the problem may still be there. Using a chiropractor to assess and regulate the spine and muscles can allow neck pain to be subdued and reduce the chance of it returning.
Neck pain can be caused in many different ways, whether it is obvious reasons such as a car accident or something simple such as sleeping in an awkward position. The body and indeed neck bend in many ways which can not only cause pain, but internal organ problems. If the spine, neck and head are in-line and symmetrical, the neck pains should disappear and wellness will be enhanced.
Chiropractors have the skills and necessary tools to understand and assess any problems associated with neck problems. The key to solving the problem is to catch it early. Having regular check ups and assessments can be vital in reducing ill heath. The neck needs care as it can cause more problems with the spine and shoulders. Headaches are also a common occurrence with neck problems and these are heavily medicated, which only temporarily fixes pain. Many sufferers mask the problem rather than finding a solution to the cause.
A chiropractor’s plan is to assess, align and keep on top of the true natural balance of the human body. This can reduce susceptibility to more injury or ill health. As wellness is an overview of the human body, having a good diet, regular massages and visiting one of our clinics in Montgomery County, Maryland will catapult you towards being healthy and more comfortable with daily activities.
Whether it has been whiplash or heavy lifting, sleeping oddly or stress, pains in the neck have to be high on the priority list to being dealt with. Patients who leave neck problems for months will end up having more problems. Those who rely on medication are only masking the pain, as it does not dig down into the root cause of the problem. Once the natural balance of the body is disrupted or has been worsened, the pains and headaches will increase. Only then, which is usually unbearable, do patients try everything to subdue the problem. Regular sessions with a chiropractor can help reduce the risk of pain.
As we can see, neck problems may be caused by certain traumas which make daily life more difficult. A pain is the body’s way of asking for help. Medication is only a temporary fix and it can cause more problems to the structure of the body. Having the correct alignment of spine and neck will bring easier living.
Dr. Wander, a licensed chiropractor with physical therapy privileges in Maryland. The office utilizes: chiropractic, massage therapy, reiki, spinal decompression and nutrition/weight loss. He has two locations, both in Montgomery County, Maryland. One in Rockville and one in Gaithersburg. The office also serves: Bethesda, Silver Spring and Potomac.Article Source:http://www.articlesbase.com/alternative-medicine-articles/how-to-relieve-neck-pain-without-drugs-or-surgery-1562224.html