Neck Pain

Neck Pain Specialist
Neck pain is one of the most common complaints among American adults, and it’s only becoming more common as our reliance on tablets, cell phones, and mobile technology increases. Kenneth Campo, DC offers effective chiropractic care from his practice, Park Slope Chiropractic, located in Brooklyn, New York. Patients from across the city find relief from neck pain under Dr. Campo’s expert care.

Neck Pain Q&A

by Kenneth Campo, DC

What causes neck pain?

Neck pain is one of the most common complaints in the United States. Neck pain stems from a variety of conditions including poor posture, either from sitting at a desk or hunching of over a work station, cell phone, or tablet, or injuries from car accidents, sports, or slip-and-fall accidents. Abnormalities in the joints, osteoarthritis and other degenerative diseases, and muscle strain can also contribute to neck pain.

One of the main factors that contribute to neck pain is the constant use of cell phones and tablets. As a patient spends hours every day with their head tilted down, looking at a cell phone, the weight of the head puts considerable strain on the neck that can lead to misalignment, strained muscles, and a significant amount of pain. If you experience any shooting pain, numbness or loss of strength in your arms with neck pain you should make an appointment with Dr. Campo immediately.

How is neck pain diagnosed?

When patients make appointments with Dr. Campo at Park Slope Chiropractic to address neck pain, he performs a comprehensive consultation before beginning treatment. He’ll ask questions about the patient’s medical history as well as current habits and lifestyle details that may contribute to the pain. Dr. Campo guides the patient through a series of movement to test their range of motion and to determine if any other parts of the body are affected. He’ll also measure any tenderness, numbness, and muscle weakness, gathering feedback from the patient on how different movements and positions feel. If necessary, Dr. Campo orders diagnostic imaging services including X-rays, MRIs, and CT scan to gather more information about the condition causing the neck pain.

How does Dr. Campo treat neck pain?

Dr. Campo delivers an individualized treatment plan to provide effective pain relief while also healing the condition or injury responsible for the pain. He provides chiropractic care that’s focused on delivering an effective and drug-free solution for both acute and chronic types of neck pain while protecting and preserving the patient’s overall well-being. Dr. Campo’s customized treatment plans often include:

  • Spinal adjustment
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Acupuncture
  • Corrective exercises

Don’t suffer from neck pain indefinitely. Make an appointment with Dr. Campo to get your customized treatment plan today.

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