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How Chiropractic Care Can Improve Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common problem that can affect anyone at any time. While medication and surgery are often used to treat neck pain, chiropractic care is a safe and effective alternative that can alleviate pain and improve overall health. Here are some of the ways that chiropractic care can help improve neck pain

Spinal Adjustments

Spinal adjustments are a core component of chiropractic care. By applying gentle pressure and adjustments to the spine, chiropractors can realign the vertebrae, reduce strain on the neck muscles, and improve overall alignment.

Soft Tissue Therapy

Chiropractors also use soft tissue therapy, such as massage and stretching, to alleviate tension and improve range of motion in the neck muscles. This can reduce pain, stiffness and soreness.

Exercise Prescription

Chiropractors can provide specific instructions on exercises to help strengthen the neck, shoulder, and back muscles. Strengthening these muscles can help support overall posture, alleviate neck pain and reduce the risk of future injuries.

Ergonomics advice

Ergonomics advice, like proper alignment while working on a computer or driving, can help prevent the causes of neck pain.

Safe and Non-Invasive Treatment

Chiropractic care is a safe and non-invasive treatment option for neck pain, compared to medication or surgery. In addition, it can also help avoid over dependence on prescription and over-the-counter drugs.

Research has shown that chiropractic care can be an effective treatment for neck pain. A study published in The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics found that patients who received chiropractic care had significant improvements in both their pain levels and range of motion compared to those who received medication. Furthermore, an article in Harvard Health suggests that chiropractic care is a valuable tool in pain management.

If you're suffering from neck pain, consider seeking chiropractic care to help improve your overall health and alleviate pain. With regular visits to a chiropractor, you may find that your neck pain is significantly reduced or eliminated altogether, without the need for medication or surgery.

Nostos Chiropractic is a south Calgary chiropractic clinic. We offer gentle, effective chiropractic techniques and love to help people overcome pains and symptoms that are holding them back. Our doctors have each taken advanced training and offer unique services such as baseline concussion testing and concussion management, chiropractic for dogs, and more. If you'd like to book a consultation to find out what Nostos can do for you, click the link below.

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