Neck Pain and Chiropractic

Neck Pain and Chiropractic

Neck pain represents a major problem for people throughout the world with considerable negative impact on individuals, families, communities, healthcare systems, and businesses. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 70% of the general population will have neck pain at...
Neck Pain – Where Is It Coming From?

Neck Pain – Where Is It Coming From?

Neck pain can arise from a number of different tissues in the neck. Quite often, pain is generated from the small joints in the back of the vertebra (called facets). Pain can also arise from disk-related conditions where the liquid-like center part of the disk works...
Neck Pain Treatment Options

Neck Pain Treatment Options

Neck pain is a very common problem. In fact, two-thirds of the population will have neck pain at some point in life. It can arise from stress, lack of sleep, prolonged postures (such as reading or driving), sports injuries. whiplash injuries, arthritis, referred pain...
Common Questions about Cervical Disk Herniations

Common Questions about Cervical Disk Herniations

Last month, we discussed the topic of neck pain arising from cervical disk herniations. The focus of this month’s article is common questions that arise from patients suffering from cervical disk derangement. 1. “What can I do to help myself for my herniated disk in...
Neck Pain and Cervical Disk Herniation

Neck Pain and Cervical Disk Herniation

Neck pain can arise from many sources. For example, there are ligaments that hold bones to other bones that are non-elastic and very strong. When injured, the term, “sprain” is applied. The muscle and/or its attachment (the tendon) can tear as well, which is called a...
Does Neck Surgery Improve Long-Term Outcomes?

Does Neck Surgery Improve Long-Term Outcomes?

How many times have you heard, “I have a pinched nerve in my neck and have to have surgery.”? Though there certainly are cases where surgical intervention is required, surgery should ONLY be considered after ALL non-surgical treatment approaches have first been tried...