One in three people suffer from neck pain at least once every year — and many of them suffer ongoing chronic pain that seriously disrupts their lives. At The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness in Bloomingdale, Illinois, the world-class specialists use the most innovative cutting-edge treatments to eliminate neck pain, starting at its source. Book your appointment online now or call the office to arrange your visit.

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What causes neck pain?

Neck pain is caused by many things. This particular part of your spine (the cervical spine) contains a complex system of bones, discs, connective ligaments, muscles, and other tissues. You can damage any one of these intersecting parts, causing pain.

Neck pain is usually caused by some kind of inflammation, which then triggers the symptoms. This inflammation can reveal itself in many ways. A few of the most common neck pain triggers are:

  • Muscle strains
  • Cervical spinal stenosis
  • Cervical disc degeneration
  • Cervical disc herniation
  • Arthritis (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve)
  • Poor posture
  • Poor sleeping position

The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness treats all causes of neck pain, including cases where the pain is caused by several things acting together.

What symptoms suggest I need help for neck pain?

If neck pain causes chronic discomfort, stiffness, weakness, or range-of-motion problems, it’s time to reach out to The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness.

The experts complete a thorough evaluation to find the underlying cause of your neck pain. This usually includes a physical exam, careful symptom analysis, lab tests to check for inflammatory and disease markers (common root causes of back pain), and imaging tests.

What is the best treatment for neck pain?

The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness takes a unique approach to neck pain. They know that the only way to control neck pain is to treat its underlying causes.

Your diagnostic evaluation helps the specialists identify the unique deficiencies, imbalances, and other issues contributing to your inflammation and neck pain. They use this information to create a personalized treatment plan to provide you with fast relief and healing. Your treatments can include:

  • Regenerative medicine injections (platelet-rich plasma (PRP), stem cells, and others)
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Intravenous (IV) nutrient therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage
  • Nutritional therapy
  • Nutritional supplements
  • Chiropractic adjustments
  • Reiki healing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Clinical hypnotherapy

Your neck pain treatment takes a whole-person approach to healing. When you have a problem in one part of your body, like neck pain, it’s common to have other issues ranging from back pain to depression. In fact, studies show that neck pain sufferers have a much higher risk of depression and anxiety.

Your treatment plan takes all your physical and mental issues into account to make sure that you feel not only better but your very best.

For neck pain help, book your appointment now at The Center for Integrative and Functional Health and Wellness online or by phone.