Dr. Belinda Eddy and Dr. Ewen Macaulay DC

Neck Pain Specialist

Neck pain can be caused by a traumatic injury, such as a car accident, lifting or pulling a heavy object, or from a blow to the head. Pain also can be caused by chronic strain from prolonged computer or cell phone use or poor posture or an awkward sleeping position. 

In this page, We talk more about causes, symptoms and treatment of neck pain and explains how chiropractic care can be a useful alternative to conventional treatments.

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Symptoms of neck pain

  • Neck pain and stiffness.
  • Decreased range of motion. 
  • Headaches. 
  • Tenderness in the shoulders, upper back and arms. 
  • Fatigue. 
  • Tingling or numbness in the arms. 
  • Dizziness.
The tissues in the neck that can cause pain include bone intervertebral disc‘s facet joint spinal cord nerve roots tendons and ligaments muscles forceful injuries can cause overstretching and tearing of tissues. 

Neck pain treatment in lynnwood

  • Conservative treatments include:
  • Manipulation
  • Massage therapy
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Posture correction
  • Physical therapy
  • Workstation modification

The goal of these therapies are the restore function with an emphasis on improving strength, flexibility and endurance. Pain should be treated early and intensively.

Long term problems due to ignoring neck pain

Many people let spinal problems go uncorrected in Lynnwood, The biggest risk in ignoring neck pain is an accelerated degenerative arthritis to the affected spinal levels. Since neck pain is commonly associated with stiffness and decreased ranges of motion, there is less blood supply to the affected joints causing accelerated disc degeneration (osteoarthritis).

Temporary pain relief for neck pain

It is best to use ice following an acute neck injury, After 72 hours we recommend heat or alternating heat and ice,. Movement often reduces symptoms of neck pain. We recommend letting pain be your guide for how much movement.  

Does medical insurance cover neck pain treatment

Yes most insurance covers treatment for neck pain.

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Ratemds award for chiropractor in Lynnwood
Ratemds award for female chiropractor in Lynnwood
America's Best Chiropractor 2020 award
America's Best Chiropractor 2020 award

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