Even minor things, like reading in bed or gritting your teeth, can strain neck muscles.Rarely, neck pain can even be a symptom of a more serious problem. Osteoarthritis is also a common cause of neck pain.
Most neck pain improves gradually with a little TLC. If not, it may be time to talk to someone. The specialists at Catalyst Pain Solutions are equipped to help you overcome address some of the worst cases of neck pain and put you back on the road to feeling your very best.
Contact a professional if your neck pain:
Neck pain can also develop over time. Just like the other joints in the body, your neck joints tend to wear down with age. Osteoarthritis causes the cushions (cartilage) between your bones (vertebrae) to deteriorate. Your body then forms bone spurs that affect joint motion and cause pain. Other neck pain culprits include:
Nerve compression. Herniated disks or bone spurs in the vertebrae of your neck can press on the nerves branching out from the spinal cord, resulting in extreme pain and limited mobility.Injuries. Auto collisions often result in neck-compromising injuries - like whiplash - which occurs when the head is jerked backward and then forward, straining the soft tissues of the neck.
Diseases. Certain diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, can cause or contribute to neck pain, compromising quality of life.
Neck pain is often the result of facet joint inflammation or trauma and can often be treated with minimally invasive procedures. Ask one of our physicians on how your neck pain can be treated with our innovative procedures. Let Catalyst Pain Solutions help you get neck pain relief.
* Remember to always seek immediate care if severe neck pain results from an injury, such as a motor vehicle accident, diving accident or fall