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Neck Pain Relief from Our Comstock Park and Grand Rapids Chiropractor

Neck pain may make you incapable of doing your job, sleeping, concentrating or enjoying everyday activities. Here at Gorbach Family Chiropractic, our Comstock Park and Grand Rapids chiropractor, Dr. Jeff Gorbach, can relieve that pain and stiffness so you can reclaim your quality of life.

Woman experiencing neck pain

Painful Neck? Here's Why

That painful neck of yours could have any of a variety of causes, not all of them obvious. Ideally, your cervical spine maintains a gentle curve to help support the weight of your skull, with the aid of several muscle groups and connective tissues. But if your head has less than a perfect vertical alignment, muscles on one side or the other may be overworked, leading to chronic strain. You may even be creating such imbalances yourself by allowing your head to hang forward as you check your smartphone or use a too-low computer monitor -- an acquired condition known as "text neck." Degenerative conditions such as age-related bulging discs, osteoarthritis and spinal stenosis can also sneak up on your neck, creating chronic pain and stiffness.

Other causes of neck pain leave no doubt as to their origins. Whiplash is one of the most well-known (and dreaded) examples. A severe jolt to the body can throw the head backward and forward rapidly enough to injure the neck's soft tissues, dislocate vertebral joints and even alter the curve of your neck. Additionally, discs may herniate and compress cervical nerve roots, causing not only neck pain but referred pain and other symptoms in the upper extremities.

Non-Surgical Treatments from Our Chiropractor in Comstock Park

If you don't relish the thought of invasive neck surgery or constant painkiller use, you need to consider the safer, more effective neck pain relief chiropractic care offers. Our chiropractor in Comstock Park can treat your problem at the source through:

  • Chiropractic adjustments - Chiropractic adjustments can reposition cervical joint components and vertebrae to restore optimal neck alignment and function. Our Comstock Park chiropractor can also use it take pressure off of nerve roots.
  • Corrective exercises - Corrective exercises can lay a pivotal role in helping you build strength in atrophied or damaged neck muscles, helping you support your head correctly and increasing your range of motion.
  • Massage therapy - Massage therapy enhances blood flow to injured neck tissues for reduced inflammation and speeder healing; it also releases chronically tight neck muscles.
  • Lifestyle advice - If your lifestyle is partly to blame for your pain, we can help! Our Comstock Park chiropractor can advise you on healthy workplace ergonomics and other options that can dramatically improve the state of your neck.

We Want to Be Your Neck Pain Management Resource in Comstock Park!

If you're ready to experience the non-surgical, non-pharmaceutical pain relief chiropractic care can provide, then you're ready to call Gorbach Family Chiropractic at 616-419-3399. We want to be your neck pain management solution in Comstock Park and Grand Rapids MI!