Head & Neck Treatments in Kansas City
Are you experiencing headaches and/or neck pain?
Neck Pain can be caused by stress, muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, disc irritation, and irritated nerves. Neck pain is often the result of inefficient neurological stabilization strategies unless acute trauma has occurred. Poor breathing strategies require certain muscles of the chest, shoulders, and neck to over activate causing pain within the neck, shoulders, arms, and hands.
Possible Treatments for Head & Neck Pain
Common treatments for neck pain vary depending on the causative factors. Evidence-based treatment protocols are vital for long-lasting beneficial effects. Leading soft tissue therapies for the neck include A.R.T., Dry Needling, and Graston.
For other treatment options, you may be interested in learning more about physical therapy for head & neck pain.
Active Release Techniques
Our Active Release Technique (A.R.T.) in Kansas City is the leading soft tissue therapy to treat muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.Learn More
Dry Needling is the process of using a thin needle inserted into a trigger point to relieve a contraction within a muscle.Learn More
The Chiropractic Graston Technique is one of the leading instrument assisted soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.Learn More
Conditions We Treat
Headaches & Migraines
Headaches are often the result of tight muscles and restricted joints within the neck and upper back. Stress, lifestyle factors, posture can all lead to tight muscles that effect headaches and migraines.
Neck pain is often a result of improper breathing mechanics and muscular compensation patterns.
Jaw Pain & TMJ
Research reveals that 50% of neck cases will have TMJ dysfunction as the primary underlying problem, leading to frustration if untreated.
Tell us about your pain.
Take a couple of minutes to tell us about your symptoms and pain areas. Prefer to chat over the phone? Call us for a free phone consultation.
Symptoms of Neck Pain Can Include
- Sharp pinpoint pain
- Muscle spasms
- Limited range of motion or mobility
- Lack of energy
- Chronic fatigue
- Numbness and tingling down into the arm and hand, and arm weakness
Head & neck treatments in Kansas City
Chiropractic Care vs. In-Home Exercises
Research supports the benefits for chiropractic adjustments and mobilizations of the neck for the reduction of neck pain and dysfunction. Corrective exercises and end range loading techniques are beneficial in creating proper long-lasting soft tissue results.
Frequently Asked Questions
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Visit your local F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic
Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.