Head & Neck Pain Treatment in Kansas City
Neck Pain can be caused by stress, muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, disc irritation, and irritated nerves.
Neck pain can be caused by a variety of factors including muscular tension, poor posture, disc irritation, arthritis, or joint irritation. Oftentimes, inefficient stabilizing strategies are a contributing cause of neck pain which can lead to the over activation of muscles in the chest, shoulders, and neck. This can lead to localized pain in the neck, shoulder, and in some cases down the arm and hand.
Symptoms of Neck Pain
- Generalized dull achy pain in the neck
- Shooting pain traveling from the neck into the arm and hand
- Decreased neck range of motion
- Nausea or vomiting
- Weakness of the arm and hand
How it Works
Treatment for Neck Pain
Treatment of neck pain depends on the cause of injury. Treatments such as Active Release Technique, Graston, FAKTR, and Dry Needling can be incredibly beneficial for decreasing muscle tightness and improving mobility in these areas. The doctors at F.I.T. will also assess neck and shoulder stability to address any underlying dysfunction that may be contributing to your neck pain. Techniques like DNS and FAKTR can be incredibly beneficial for improving stability in these regions and restoring proper function to the joints to create lasting relief.
Our Treatment Process
Our doctors use research-based techniques and evidence-based functional testing to evaluate and treat neck pain. Our treatment process corrects any muscle imbalances and tissue restrictions that may be contributing to neck pain.
Our thorough evaluation will assess neck, mid-back, shoulder, and core stability to create a personalized treatment program to rehabilitate neck injuries.
Possible Treatments for neck pain
For other treatment options, check out our service for neck pain physical therapy.
Active Release Techniques
Active Release Techniques (A.R.T.) are some of the leading soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, and nerves.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
Frequently Asked Questions
What are neck pain exercises I can do at home?
Depending on your diagnosis, the exercises you should do at home will vary. Your chiropractor will guide you through the appropriate exercises at each visit and as you progress in your treatment plan, your exercises will change.
I'm experiencing chronic neck pain. Can a chiropractor help?
Yes, our chiropractors can help with your chronic neck pain. Not only will they treat the pain, but they will address any underlying dysfunction to provide long term results.
Do chiropractors provide neck pain stretches?
Yes, our chiropractors will provide exercises and stretches that appropriately address the dysfunction causing your neck pain.
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.
Visit your local F.I.T. Chiropractor
Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.