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By DR. GEORGE KOLLIAS
April 02, 2021
Category: Chiropractic Care
Tags: neck pain  

Your chiropractors in Tampa, FL, can help with your neck pain.

Acute or chronic neck pain can have a dramatic effect on your life. The constant stabbing pain when you turn your head can make it hard to move. The dull ache of your neck muscles can make it difficult to concentrate. In short, neck pain can make you miserable. The good news is, your chiropractor can help you feel better.

The experienced doctors at Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy in Tampa, FL, offer comprehensive chiropractic and wellness services, including treatment for neck pain.

Acute neck pain can be caused by suffering whiplash due to a car accident, trauma from a sports injury, and more. Chronic neck pain can be caused by poor posture, degenerative joint disease, arthritis, or other medical conditions.

Whether your neck pain is acute or chronic, there are a few simple tips you can try to get relief, including:

  • Applying ice to the area several times each day to decrease swelling
  • Applying heat to the area to relax tense muscles
  • Gently stretching to relieve stiffness and retain range-of-motion
  • Taking over-the-counter anti-inflammatory and pain medications

For moderate to severe neck pain that isn’t relieved with home therapies, it’s best to visit your chiropractor. At Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy, your chiropractor will examine your neck and cervical vertebrae, check your posture and range-of-motion, and possibly order x-rays of your neck.

After a thorough evaluation, your chiropractor will develop an individualized treatment plan to help you get relief from neck pain. Your treatment plan may include:

  • Cervical adjustment
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Laser therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Stretching and exercising

You don't have to suffer from neck pain when help is just a phone call away. To find out more about relieving neck pain and other chiropractic and wellness services, call Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy in Tampa, FL, at (813) 884-1457 today!

By SHELDON ROAD CHIROPRACTIC & MASSAGE THERAPY
January 15, 2019
Category: Chiropractor

Has sitting at your office desk become a literal pain in the neck? Chiropractic care can help.

With the millions of Americans who sit at their desks day in and day out at work, it's no wonder that neck pain is one of the most common neck paincomplaints that our Tampa, FL, chiropractors, Dr. George Kollias, Dr. Autumn Scaz, and Dr. Elizabeth Gionfriddo, hear about. Poor ergonomics and bad posture are two of the most common reasons people end up dealing with back and neck problems—fortunately, our chiropractors offer several ways to alleviate your neck discomfort.

How can chiropractic care help me?

If you are dealing with neck pain and looking for an effective, non-surgical option for treating your symptoms and reducing discomfort, it might be time to turn to a chiropractic specialist in Tampa, FL, for help.

When you first come into our office, we will perform a thorough evaluation and examine the spine as a whole to look for other areas besides the neck that may be affected. This is because we focus on providing comprehensive care that treats the whole person, not just one specific injury or symptom. Once we determine the cause of your neck pain, we can create a treatment plan that will help you manage your discomfort.

One of the most common treatment options for handling neck pain is a chiropractic adjustment, also known as spinal manipulation. By realigning areas of the spine that are out of whack, we take added pressure off certain nerves and tissue within the body, which in turn can get rid of neck pain. Chiropractic adjustments can also be therapeutic and relaxing, which can ease any tension you may have that could be causing your neck pain.

There are specific spinal manipulation techniques and other treatment options that can improve your neck pain including,

  • Specific spinal manipulation
  • Flexion-distraction technique
  • Therapeutic massage
  • Trigger point therapy
  • Manual joint stretching
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Ultrasound
  • Exercises

Need treatment? Give us a Call!

If you are dealing with neck pain in Tampa, FL, and are looking for a way to alleviate your issues for good, turn to the chiropractic experts at Sheldon Road Chiropractic & Massage Therapy. Call (813) 884-1457 today to find out how we can improve the health and function of your body.