Neck Pain

James Appell, DC -  - Regenerative Medical Center

Medical Wellness Group

James Appell, DC

Regenerative Medical Center & Chiropractic Care located in Columbus, OH

Neck pain is a common problem, as just over 14% of adults in the United States suffer from this often-debilitating condition. If neck pain makes you uncomfortable and prevents you from enjoying everyday activities, the team at Medical Wellness Group in Columbus, Ohio, are here for you. They offer numerous physical medicine solutions, including regenerative medicine, to ease your pain and accelerate healing. Schedule an appointment with Medical Wellness Group by phone or online today.

Neck Pain

What is neck pain?

Neck pain involves discomfort in your neck that may affect other areas of your body, including your shoulders, back, or arms. Common signs and symptoms of neck pain include:

  • Limited ability to move your head
  • Headaches
  • Discomfort while working at a computer or driving
  • Muscle tightness or spasms
  • Neck stiffness

Neck pain may come and go. Sometimes it subsides on its own, but if not, seeking treatment is the best way to restore neck function and your quality of life.

What causes neck pain?

Neck pain is often associated with injury or chronic disease. Examples include:

  • Muscles strains
  • Poor posture
  • Carrying heavy objects on your shoulder
  • Grinding your teeth
  • Worn joints
  • Nerve compression
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sports or automobile injuries
  • Whiplash

Stress and muscle tension are common causes of neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. 

To find out what’s causing the discomfort, your specialist examines you and reviews your symptoms and medical history. They may use blood or imaging tests to diagnose your condition.

How is neck pain treated?

The specialists at Medical Wellness Group use various treatments to ease neck pain and accelerate healing. Examples include:

Chiropractic adjustments

Your chiropractor uses chiropractic adjustments to realign your spine and ease neck pain. During chiropractic manipulation, they utilize a hand-held instrument that emits low-force impulses to tissue to accelerate healing.

Physical therapy

With physical therapy, your practitioner uses strength and stretching exercises to improve range of motion in your neck, help you heal faster, prevent future injuries, and relieve pain.

Ultrasound therapy

Ultrasound therapy promotes healing by sending high-frequency sound waves into your body. The sound waves boost circulation and improve your body’s ability to heal itself. 

DRX9000™ True Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression System

Spinal decompression provides pain relief for injuries to the spine. The treatment creates space in your spine, relieving the pressure on nerves and intervertebral discs. 

Regenerative medicine

Your specialist uses regenerative medicine therapies, including stem cells, to accelerate tissue healing naturally without pain or downtime. They also utilize platelet-rich plasma (PRP), or platelets derived from your blood, to regenerate new tissue and ease pain.

If you suffer from chronic neck pain, you don’t have to live with it. Schedule an appointment with Medical Wellness Group by calling the office or booking online today.