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How to Get Rid of Your Annoying Neck Pain

By Dr. Brian Kessler |


treating_neck_pain.jpgWhen your neck pain becomes annoying and disruptive to your daily life – it’s time to see a pain management specialist. Many conditions can cause your neck and shoulder pain, especially soft tissue injury to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments supporting your neck’s structure.

Common Causes of Neck Pain

  • Whiplash
  • Degenerative arthritis of the spine
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated disc
  • Rotator cuff injury
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome – frozen shoulder

Whiplash is an injury to the ligaments and muscular structures of the neck and shoulder. This injury is commonly caused by sudden acceleration and deceleration – such as a rear-end car collision. Whiplash is a common cause of muscle spasms in the neck and shoulder areas.

Degenerative arthritis of the spine can pinch nerves that cause both neck and shoulder pain.

Degenerative disc disease in the neck – cervical spondylosis – can cause local neck pain and radiating pain from disc herniation, causing pinching of nerves – cervical radiculopathy.

Herniated disc is one that has ruptured after being injured – bulging – and left untreated.

Rotator cuff injury occurs within a group of tendons supporting the shoulder. These tendons are injured during heavy lifting and repetitive throwing motions.

Shoulder impingement syndrome is pain with any motion to the shoulder eventually leading to loss of range of motion – frozen shoulder.

Neck Pain Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Treatment

Dr. Brian Kessler and his Multidisciplinary Therapeutic Team have successfully treated 1000s of patients for neck pain.

Out-of-Network Coverage for Headache Treatment

At Spine and Sports Medicine, there is no requirement for you to delay treatment for your neck pain by having to obtain an outside primary physician referral. Most PPOs have out-of-network benefits covering the cost of your neck pain treatment. Out-of-network benefits allow the cost of doctors not listed in your PPO directory to be covered by your insurance policy. Our insurance experts will help you determine your coverage, your deductible, and assist in processing your claims.

Convenient One-Stop Neck Pain Treatment

Discover convenient and effective neck pain treatment within the warm and inviting spa-like environment at Spine and Sports Medicine. We offer a vast array of appointment availability at a time convenient for you.

  • 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday
  • Off-hours for scheduling appointments
  • Selected evenings appointments throughout the work week
  • Mornings or afternoons on Saturdays

Spine and Sports Medicine is pain management center providing a vast array of therapies within one convenient Midtown Manhattan location. Please click the icon below to schedule your initial consultation at a time convenient for you – or – call 212.986.3888.

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