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Are you suffering from Neck Pain? Here’s How to Know When it’s Serious. Neck pain is the most common problem faced by people nowadays. The most common cause of neck pain is bad posture; this generation is stuck in front of a screen 80% of the time whether they are working on their computer or checking their social media on their phones, we are all slaves to the screen. This causes out neck which is a part of the spinal cord, to be in an unnatural position resulting in discomfort or severe pain. 4 out of 5 people has complained about a neck or shoulder discomfort at least once in their life. Though it doesn’t seem like a serious problem and most of us tend to ignore it, neck pain can be a sign of an underlying disease. Let us talk more about neck pain and the severity of it and how to take care of it further in this post.

Causes of neck pain • • • • • • • • • •

Poor posture- looking down on the phone for too long or sitting on the wrong kind of chair at work Bad sleeping position- using the wrong amount of pillow, the wrong kind of mattress or anything that doesn't properly align the neck while sleeping Whiplash- a sudden back and forth movement of the neck; often happens due to a car accident or doing any physical activities Stress- stress is more likely to settle on the neck and shoulder area causing knots just where the spine ends below the skull Osteoarthritis Wear and tear of the muscle tissue Torticollis- it is a situation when someone wakes up with their head twisted on one side Cervical radiculopathy- commonly known as pinched nerves, accompanied by numbness of the arm and pins and needles in the arms Infections Cancer www.bottichiropractic.com


Neck pain is often associated with other symptoms that may have serious underlying issues that should never be ignored. Such as• • • • • •

Dull aching Jaw and/or facial aches Numbness in the arms Sharp shooting pain down the spine Dizziness or lightheadedness Swelling of the lymph nodes resulting is difficulty swallowing

These kinds of pain we tend to ignore most of the time may lead to some serious conditions if we don't take proper care at the right time. Let's talk about how to know that it is serious: • • • •

If your neck pain lasts several days without any relief If the pain climbs down your arms If it causes numbness and tingling sensation down your arms If it is accompanied by headache or dizziness

The neck is the most important joint in our body as it supports the weight of our head. It is vulnerable to a lot of injuries and discomforts; most regular things that we do daily, that we never pay any attention to can be very harmful to the neck. It is best advised to seek medical help is the trouble is persistent. Our chiropractic services have proven to be very helpful in these kinds of pains. Chiropractic is a proven pseudoscientific alternative medicine that treats the mechanical disorder without the use of any drugs. It mainly deals with problems related to the spinal cord by adjusting the alignment of the bones. In Botti chiropractic and wellness Dr. Valentino Botti deals with all kinds of of spine-related pain such as neck pain, lower back pain, sciatica pain, hip pain, etc., and guarantees the relief you deserve. Neck pain is one of the most common conditions treated at Botti Chiropractic and wellness; patients often complain about severe and persistent pain in the neck accompanied with headache and www.bottichiropractic.com


extensive pain in the arms and shoulders. Their well trained and experienced chiropractor states that it is mostly caused by a due strain in the organs near the neck and spine-the thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, esophagus, larynx, neck muscles and arteries, lymph nodes and trachea.

The only way to prevent a neck pain is by being extra careful while doing physical activities, as even though the neck is very strong it is a vulnerable part of the body; making some adjustments with your mattress and pillow and the place where you work, pay extra attention to your posture and do neck strengthening exercises to prevent discomfort and injuries. At Botti Chiropractic, their licensed and experienced therapists offer personalized treatments that help you cure and achieve your desired goals. A personalized doctor will start by asking you questions to help understand your history whether you have had an accident or injuries or whether you are suffering from anxiety and stress. Next, physical exams will be performed checking the reflexed, tenderness and muscle strength followed by x-ray or CT scan. After that they will treat the pain using hot water or cushions followed by neck and back massages, stretching and strengthening exercises.

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Are you suffering from Neck Pain? Here’s How to Know When it’s Serious.  

Neck pain is the most common problem faced by people nowadays. The most common cause of neck pain is bad posture; this generation is stuck i...

Are you suffering from Neck Pain? Here’s How to Know When it’s Serious.  

Neck pain is the most common problem faced by people nowadays. The most common cause of neck pain is bad posture; this generation is stuck i...

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