Neck Pain Chiropractor in Fort Washington, MD
Many people have stiffness of the neck or neck pain. The intensity of the pain differs, ranging from a little pain in the neck to severely debilitating pain. It can be brought on by a variety of things including traumatic injuries, car accidents, poor posture, conditions, sleeping position, stress, and other issues. Neck pain can be very disruptive and debilitating to one’s life.
One very effective way to treat and relieve neck pain and disability is through Chiropractic care and therapeutic rehabilitative exercises and stretches. Chiropractors can be considered as spine specialists which includes the back and neck. A Chiropractor will use many different techniques to alleviate pain, increase mobility, and restore function. This can enable the patient to get back to living their daily lives free from neck pain.
Kaizo Health’s Doctors are well trusted and experienced in treating patients with neck pain. They have helped thousands of people to get back to the things they love doing and to keep them out of pain.
Our Fort Washington MD chiropractic office is convenient for those located in…
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What is chiropractic manipulation or adjustment of the neck?
Chiropractic adjustment of the neck is a procedure performed by a licensed and qualified Chiropractor where they utilize their hands to adjust the cervicle or neck vertebra. Some other Doctors like Osteopathic physicians and Physical Therapists may also use this treatment method.
Possible causes of neck pain?
Possible causes of neck pain can include but are not limited to:
- Whiplash from car accidents
- Muscle strain
- Disc bulge or herniation
- Spondylosis or other spine degenerative conditions
- Bad posture
- Sleeping on it wrong
- Computer work
- Other accidents or injuries
Why you should not ignore neck pain.
Ignoring neck pain can lead to more chronic or permanent damage to the neck and even referral patterns of pain down the upper extremities and into the head. Get seen as soon as possible to prevent long term dysfunction and even deformities.
At-home remedies for neck pain
Possibly ways to achieve temporary relief from minor neck pain: (these should not be used without consulting a doctor first)
- Use a foam roller or massage gun to gently massage the affected area
- Using ice for 10 minutes on and 10 minutes off
- Using a topical analgesic like Biofreeze or StoPain
- Using a specialized or higher end ergonomic pillow for sleeping
- Temporarily utilizing over the counter medications like ibuprofen or acetaminophen (consult your doctor first before starting any over the counter medication)
- Follow our social media for some stretches and exercises that may help
What chiropractic treatments are available for neck pain?
First our team will evaluate and run orthopedic tests to accurately diagnose the issue
- X-Rays or MRIs may be ordered if needed
After eval and testing your Kaizo Health Chiropractor in Ft Washington will prescribe a treatment plan that may include:
- Chiropractic Manipulations or Adjustments
- Stretching and rehabilitative therapeutic exercises or physical therapy
- Manual therapy or manual traction
- Electrical stimulation
- Dry needling
- Cupping therapy
- Ice or topical cryotherapy
- Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (Scraping)
- Active Release Technique
- Myofascial release
- Massage Therapy
Why should you choose Kaizo Health Fort Washington to treat your neck pain?
Chiropractors are experienced doctors in treating and relieving neck pain. Your neck pain chiropractor will review all your symptoms and medical history. They will work to understand the possible underlying causes of your neck pain. Chiropractic care focuses on manual techniques, stretching, and rehabilitative exercises. These can include soft tissue and muscle work, spinal adjustments and more. A chiropractor uses natural therapies to treat your area of injury.
Truly, when you choose Kaizo-Health you are choosing to work with a leading neck pain Chiropractor in Fort Washington, MD. Our team can truly help you as you work to become more pain free.
Our Fort Washington chiropractors will help you take control of your life.
At Kaizo Health, we take all conditions seriously. We want to help you get out of pain and stay out of pain. Our doctors perform a thorough examination to assess and treat your body as a whole. We’re a leading neck pain chiropractor in Fort Washington and will help you strategize a game plan for dealing with pain in your head, neck, back, shoulder, hip and more.
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Chiropractic Questions? We’ve got answers..
01. Are chiropractic neck adjustments safe?
Chiropractic neck adjustments are safe. Adverse events can occur but are very rare. A Chiropractor will always do a thorough physical examination before providing any treatment to ensure it is absolutely safe to do so.
02. How do I relieve neck pain?
You can relieve minor neck pain at home using massage, foam rollers, topical cryotherapy like ice packs or stopain. You should always consult a Doctor before using any at home remedies for pain. Professional Chiropractic care and Physical Therapy can also help relieve neck pain.
03. Which is better for neck pain — a chiropractor or a masseuse?
Both massage and chiropractic care can be helpful at relieving neck pain. A Chiropractor can do a medical exam and help determine the true cause and diagnosis of the neck pain and help guide you to not only relieve the symptoms but do rehabilitative exercises to help keep the pain away.
04. How does a chiropractor treat neck pain?
A chiropractor may treat neck pain with adjustments or manipulations. They may also use muscle work like myofasical release, Active release technique, manual therapy, manual traction, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization or scraping, dry needling, cupping and more. They may also combine that with rehabilitative stretching and exercises to help support, strengthen, increase mobility and treat the underlying cause of the neck pain.
05. Is Chiropractic treatment good for neck pain and headaches?
Chiropractic care can help to relieve neck pain and headaches through a variety of treatments. Headaches can be caused by stress or tension in the neck or nervous system issues which can all be treated by a professional Chiropractor.
06. Is chiropractic or physical therapy better for neck pain?
A combination of chiropractic care and rehabilitative exercises or physical therapy has been shown to work best at relieving, treating, and reducing the reoccurence of neck pain.
07. Can chiropractors help with neck pain without medicine?
Chiropractors use treatments that are natural and holistic. They are able to utilize their hands, knowledge of anatomy and physiology, and their extensive professional training to alleviate neck pain without the use of prescription medication.
08. Will my health insurance cover chiropractic neck pain treatment?
Many insurances cover treatment for neck pain. Please feel free to call our office so we can verify your insurance coverage for you.
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Book an Appointment
Please use the booking tool here to schedule your first appointment for neck pain evaluation and treatment with our chiropractor in Fort Washington, MD. If needed we will be in touch with follow up questions or we will just email you with next steps.
We offer same-day appointments when available. You can book an appointment online now or call or text our Ft. Washington office at 301-203-6734.
If you can’t find the appointment day or time that you are looking for, please contact our office at (240) 766-0300. You can also request an appointment here and we will reach out to you. We can often squeeze people in, when appropriate. You can also contact our office with any additional questions or request further information
What our patients have to say
What can I say about this staff? They are the bomb.com. Friendly, fun, attentive and always on time. I am a returning customer from years back, so this alone explains itself. I would refer this office over and over again. Thank you team KAIZO for a job well done. I want to say a special thanks to Dr. Berch and Dr. Kevin.
– Laverne Barbour
Never imagined that therapy sessions would be so much fun. Thanks to the team of Dr. Berch Fritz who has helped me manage my pains through the routines and other techniques they have provided me.Apart from the treatment they offer is the enjoyable environment that contributes to the healing process of their patients.
Kudos to the entire team especially to the chiropractic assistants for their patience, care and thorough monitoring that helped me improve in every step of the way. Kaizo Health Fort Washington is definitely worth a try.
– J. Karla B
Excellent staff. From the moment I walked in toDr Fritz took the time to explain what’s happening in detail, patiently and with a big smile.
Kind and energetic, funny too so they make the session easy going and have great results. One visit and I was able to walk much better with very little to almost no pain. 😁😁👍
– Patricia Ewin