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Envista Medical - Neck Pain Treatments

The capabilities of the cervical spine are incredible – with the best mobility of any part of the spine. Regardless how you move your neck, the cervical spine can support a head of 15 pounds or more. The range of motion and sophistication of the neck allow it greater functional complexity but also make it likelier that you become injured and/or develop chronic pain.

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Relieve Neck Pain Bakersfield, CA

Neck pain is extremely common, occurring in approximately 1 out of 10 people, according to an analysis by the Medical College of Wisconsin. There are a variety of health conditions that can lead to chronic neck pain.

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neck injuries

People often suffer from neck injuries following vehicular collisions. Whiplash associated disorders (WAD), disc herniation, and stenosis are all potential ways that your spine could be damaged in an accident.

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neck cracking

Ever cracked your neck and felt immediate relief? If this is a regular part of your routine, it may be time to see a doctor. Going through life with chronic neck pain is no way to live. What's more, taking a do-it-yourself approach to adjusting your neck and spine could have dangerous repercussions. This is especially true if you have an underlying condition you don't know about.

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sleep neck pain

Experts say that neck pain is one of the most commonly reported types of pain in the U.S As for what causes it, the biggest culprits can include everything from a herniated disc to a pinched nerve—but could your sleeping habits be making things worse? According to Harvard Medical School, tweaking your bedtime routine can sometimes be the best medicine.

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Some back and neck pain can be resolved by making a few modifications to your daily routine. If any of the following apply to you start making these adjustments today. Then contact us to learn how our treatments might be able to help you find advanced back and neck pain relief.

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reduce stress

I’m sure that you’re familiar with the tightening sensation in your shoulder muscles when you’re stressed. The same physical effect can occur in the muscles in your neck as well. This tightness occurs when your body goes into fight or flight mode, but this defense mechanism doesn’t have to be the result of physical stress. Emotional stress can trigger this reaction, causing muscles to tighten, and contributing to neck pain.

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neck and shoulder pain

Neck and shoulder pain can be caused by a number of things, some of which are out of your control. The most common cause of neck and shoulder pain is trauma. Whether it be from a car accident, a sports injury, lifting something heavy, or simply having poor posture, neck and shoulder pain are sure to follow. Other, more unavoidable, sources could be: degenerative arthritis, degenerative disc disease, or heart attack.

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cracking your neck

If you’re suffering from neck pain, you’re not alone. Doctors estimate that as many as 7 out of 10 adults will be troubled by it at some point in their lives. While some simple causes are “sleeping funny”, or turning your head too quickly and giving yourself “whiplash,” there are plenty of activities we do that can cause neck pain. How does the neck support the body, and what mistakes can cause neck pain?

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cracking your neck

Many people pop or crack their neck to relieve pressure. Unfortunately, cracking your neck is not a good idea. Why is neck-cracking dangerous, and what can you do instead?

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Getting Back to Work After Experiencing Whiplash Bakersfield, CA

Whiplash is a neck condition that is incredibly common in the United States. Let’s look at the nature of the injury, along with treatment via chiropractic care and physical therapy.

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High Fashion Might be Causing High Pain Bakersfield, CA

The Cannes Film Festival organizers drew ire at this year’s event when several women were reportedly turned away from premieres for not wearing high heels. Women were understandably upset at the idea that they would be forced to wear shoes that they know are bad for their health. As many as one in three women experience permanent damage from the footwear – such as arthritis, metatarsalgia, and even chronic neck pain.

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