Neck Pain Chiropractor in Rockville

Neck Pain Chiropractor in Rockville, MD

A substantial portion of the population grapples with neck stiffness or pain. The intensity can span from minor discomfort to severely incapacitating pain. The pain can arise from a variety of causes, including accidents, improper posture, certain conditions, sleeping position, stress, among others, leading to significant disruption in one’s life.

Fortunately, a highly effective way to alleviate neck pain is through chiropractic care, supplemented by therapeutic rehabilitative exercises and stretches. Chiropractors, essentially spine specialists, proficiently address both back and neck problems. They utilize diverse techniques to relieve pain, increase mobility, and restore functionality, allowing patients to lead their daily lives free of neck pain.

At Kaizo Health in Rockville, our doctors have a solid reputation and extensive experience in treating neck pain. They’ve assisted thousands in returning to their favorite pastimes and maintaining a life free of pain. To schedule your consultation, click below to call or book your appointment online.

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What is chiropractic manipulation or adjustment of the neck?

The technique of chiropractic alignment, especially focusing on the neck, is a process conducted by a trained and authorized chiropractor. This professional will utilize manual maneuvers to adjust the cervical, or neck, vertebrae. Similarly, other health providers such as osteopathic doctors and physical therapists might adopt this method in their treatments.

What causes of neck pain?

Neck pain can stem from a variety of conditions, such as:

  • Whiplash from auto accidents
  • Muscle stress or strain
  • The presence of a disc bulge or herniation
  • Degenerative spinal conditions like spondylosis
  • The development of arthritis
  • Suboptimal posture
  • Improper sleep posture
  • Extensive computer work
  • Various other accidents or physical traumas

Why addressing neck pain is essential:

Neglecting neck pain can lead to chronic or permanent neck injury. It can also initiate pain patterns that extend to the upper extremities and head. Immediate professional care is paramount to prevent long-term dysfunction and potential deformities.

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Woman sleeping in proper position with pillow for neck pain

At-home remedies for neck pain

There are potential strategies to gain temporary relief from minor neck discomfort (importantly, these should not be used without first consulting with a healthcare professional):

  • Use of a foam roller or massage gun for gentle massage of the affected region
  • Ice application using a pattern of 10 minutes on followed by 10 minutes off
  • Utilizing a topical analgesic like Biofreeze or StoPain
  • Employing a high-end or specialized ergonomic pillow for improved sleep posture
  • Temporary use of over-the-counter medications such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen (do consult your healthcare provider before initiating any over-the-counter medication)
  • Follow our social media for stretches and exercises that could be beneficial

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 Rockville 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 
  • Kinesiotaping 
  • Ice or topical cryotherapy 
  • Instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization (Scraping) 
  • Active Release Technique 
  • Myofascial release 
  • Massage Therapy 
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Why should you choose Kaizo Health Rockville to treat your neck pain?

Chiropractors possess considerable experience in treating and alleviating neck pain. The healthcare professional addressing your neck pain will thoroughly scrutinize your symptoms and prior medical history. They aim to understand the likely underlying factors contributing to your neck pain. The essence of chiropractic care revolves around manual techniques, stretching, and rehabilitative exercises. This might involve work on the soft tissues and muscles, spinal adjustments, and more. Chiropractors apply natural treatment methods for managing your specific injury area.

By opting for Kaizo-Health, you’re selecting one of the leading authorities in neck pain management. Our team is dedicated to assisting you in your pursuit of a more pain-free life.

Meet the Rockville Chiropractors

Dr. Sheldon

Dr. Sheldon Stuckart

Clinic Director & Doctor of Chiropractic

SStuckart@kaizo-health.com

Contact Information

827E Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
Email: rockvilleclinic@kaizo-health.com
Phone: 301-251-2777
Fax: 301-251-1829

Our Rockville chiropractors will help you take control of your life.

At our Rockville branch of Kaizo Health, we treat all health conditions with the seriousness they deserve. We’re committed to helping you eliminate pain and keep it from returning. Our doctors carry out meticulous examinations to assess your body’s overall condition and treat it holistically. As a leading provider of neck pain chiropractic services in Rockville, we will help you formulate an effective plan to manage pain in areas like 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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Kaizo Health Awards

First multi-location practice in the entire country recognized by the National Committee on Quality Assurance’s Back Pain Recognition Program (BPRP)

First Performance Health Centers of Excellence in the US

America’s Most Loved Practices as the top seven doctors in the country in patient satisfaction by Drscore.com

Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing private US companies

Volt Awards Technology Implementer by Smart CEO Magazine

America’s Most Loved Doctor by drscore.com by having the highest patient satisfaction scores of any doctor in the US (Landover)

Top 10 best chiropractic clinics in Fairfax, VA by expertise.com

OFFICIAL NIH RESEARCH SITE

We are so proud to announce that our clinics have been named an Official Research Site by the NIH as we continue our research on safe pain management approaches! Learn more about Kaizo Health’s Clinical Research

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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 Rockville, 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 Rockville office at 301-251-2777.  

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

I walked into Kaizo Health with chronic back and neck pain that was interfering with my ability to work and get restful sleep. Dr. Sheldon and his team wasted no time in coming up with a treatment plan to start helping me feel better. I have been working with Matt during my sessions for some time now and I already notice a positive difference in the pain I experience daily. I went from being chronically fatigued and achy to having more stamina when I work. Welcoming, professional and convenient service.

– David Carvajal

I’m really pleased with the chiropractic and physical therapy I received post surgery at this Kaizo Health in Rockville Md. I was pretty locked up and weakened after surgery “down time” and Sheldon found 10 cracks my first visit. Matt was my dedicated PT person and is really flexible in adapting exercising to how you are feeling on a particular day. He keenly listens, remembers and cares about you and what you say, and readily identifies how far to push you, or what new exercise to introduce and when. He is very supportive and definitely encouraging “ you got this!” and also in addition to his Physical therapy certification and expertise is also a certified personal trainer. I appreciate Sheldon and Matt getting me feeling better and stronger and I think you will be in good hands with them too!

– Laura Mcl

I recommend coming to Kaizo health because they take their time getting to know you and what works for you. They have a lot of patience when it comes to your recovery , everything is on your time. I also recommend working with either Tati or Matt both are really great and funny! When they are making conversation with you it makes time go faster and it’s also better that way your not sitting in silence for your time being. The music is also an great add on to the place , it helps keep you dancing and moving.

– Tyiana Duffin