You may wonder why it is so important for a doctor to have a complete patient history when diagnosing neck pain. The fact is that diagnosing the underlying cause of neck is a very important part of finding the right form of care. As a result, we’re going to take a look at several factors that are important to consider during a neck pain diagnosis. Then we will look at a drug-free way to find relief from many forms of neck pain.
Diagnosing Chronic Neck Pain
When it comes to diagnosing neck pain, here are 6 factors that need to be considered.
Upper Cervical Chiropractic Care For Chronic Neck Pain
Of all the 6 factors above old injuries to the head and neck are by far the most common cause of chronic neck pain. Old injuries to the head and neck commonly result in damage to the supporting connective tissues which allows the upper neck to misalign causing your lower neck and spine to compensate to make up for the weight of the head no longer being balanced. Chronic neck pain is likely to follow over the coming weeks months and years. The average chronic neck pain case we see in the office suffered an injury to the head or neck averaging 10-15 years prior.
Dr. Grayson Blom is a Boise, Idaho native that works with a nationwide group of Doctors expertly trained and specializing in the Upper Cervical procedure. Dr. Blom is also one of the few Doctors in the state of Idaho trained and certified in the Upper Cervical procedure.
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