The neck is a network of bones, joints, muscles and nerves that are all controlled by the central nervous system (your brain and spinal cord). While strong and stable, there are certain injuries and disorders that can affect the health of the neck and cause pain and other issues. While the majority of neck pain cases will typically go away within a few days or even weeks, if the pain continues then it’s time to turn to our pain management doctors so that we can address the underlying issue and get you feeling better fast.
Common causes of neck pain include:
So when should you see Dr. Williams about your neck pain? If your neck pain lasts over a week then it’s time to give us a call. One of the first things we will do is walk through your medical history and perform a physical exam. Be ready to share all the symptoms you are experiencing. The treatment plan we create will depend on the root cause of your neck pain. In addition to performing a physical exam there are some other diagnostic tests that may need to be performed in order to determine the cause of your neck pain, including:
Once we determine the cause we can create a treatment plan that will be sure to speed up the healing process and improve your neck health. Common treatment options include:
Don’t let neck pain become a royal pain in the neck. Turn to Dr. Williams for the solution you need to enjoy life pain-free.
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