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Neck Pain

White Integrated Health Clinics PLLC

Chiropractors & Family Nurse Practitioners located in Fort Worth, TX

Almost everyone has an occasional sore neck. However, chronic or severe neck pain that interferes with your life requires professional attention. At White Integrated Health Clinics PLLC in Fort Worth, Texas, the experienced medical team provides expert, personalized care to relieve your discomfort and address the underlying cause of your pain. Call White Integrated Health Clinics PLLC, or schedule a consultation online for patient-focused treatments for neck pain.

Neck Pain Q & A

What causes neck pain?

Many factors contribute to neck pain, including muscle tension, trigger points, stress, and injuries such as whiplash. Poor posture is a significant contributing cause of chronic neck pain. 

The average American spends more than five hours a day with their heads tilted down to scroll through their phones. The weight of your head in this position stresses the muscles in your neck and shoulders, leading to neck pain. 

Additionally, if you spend most of your time sitting at a desk and working at a computer, you probably hunch forward, rounding your back and tilting your head up to see your screen. This creates stress throughout your spine, from your neck to your tailbone.

When should I talk to a health care provider about neck pain?

Pain is how your body lets you know that something is wrong. If you wake up with a sore or stiff neck, you can try to relieve your discomfort with heat, ice, and gentle stretches. However, if your neck pain is so severe that you can’t turn your head or if it persists for several days, it’s time to get help.

Additionally, you should make an appointment at White Integrated Health Clinics PLLC if your neck pain follows a sports or automobile accident. They can identify injuries and begin treatment immediately to minimize your pain and overall disruption to your life. 

How is neck pain treated?

The team at White Integrated Health Clinics begins with a comprehensive consultation and exam to evaluate your condition and identify the cause of your neck pain. They review your symptoms, lifestyle, and medical history before examining your neck, shoulders, and spine. 

Once your provider understands your needs, they create a personalized treatment program. They often combine therapies to address your neck pain from multiple angles. Your treatment plan could include:

  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Postural training
  • Ergonomic changes to your workstation
  • Soft tissue therapy
  • Physiotherapy and active rehabilitation 
  • MLS® laser therapy
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Spinal decompression
  • Cryotherapy
  • Trigger point injections

Though your neck pain may lessen after just one treatment, most patients have a series of appointments to maximize their pain relief and ensure that the underlying issue is resolved. Your provider gives you personalized advice on what to expect. 

Call White Integrated Health Clinics PLLC today, or make an appointment online for personalized treatments for neck pain.