Upper Cervical Pain

Upper cervical pain can be debilitating and even lead to headaches that disrupt your day. Not only that, but the pain can also become chronic when it’s not treated on time. At Lake Marion Chiropractic in Lakeville, MN, we provide various treatments to relieve your symptoms and improve your health. Continue reading to learn how chiropractic care can be helpful for upper cervical pain!


Causes of Upper Cervical Pain

Upper cervical pain can develop due to a variety of causes, such as whiplash and misalignments. Some additional causes include:

  • Strained muscles
  • Cervical degenerative disc disease
  • Ligament sprains
  • Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Bone spurs
  • Pinched nerves
  • Repetitive activities or overuse

What Are the Symptoms to Watch For?

If you have upper cervical pain, you may exhibit various symptoms, including:

  • Shooting pain that radiates to your shoulder or arm
  • Stiffness that prevents you from turning your head
  • Headaches
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Dizziness

When to Seek Treatment

You don’t have to wait until the pain becomes chronic or more severe. If you’re experiencing discomfort or other symptoms, it’s important to get professional heal. Our chiropractor will perform an assessment and provide the necessary treatment to ease your pain.

Chiropractic Care for Upper Cervical Pain

When your spine is not properly aligned, it can put pressure on the nerves and lead to pain and inflammation. Our chiropractor can provide manual adjustments to correct any misalignments and provide relief. The adjustments may also be combined with massage therapy, which helps ease muscle tension, improve circulation, and speed up the healing process. Your personalized care plan may also consist of the following:

  • Decompression therapy
  • Corrective exercises
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Concussion management

Contact Us for an Appointment Today

If you have upper cervical pain that is not going away, our team at Lake Marion Chiropractic in Lakeville, MN, is happy to help. After an evaluation, we will develop a customized treatment plan to help you heal completely. To learn more about our treatments or to schedule your first appointment, contact us at (952) 469-8385 today. When you’re seeking a chiropractor near me, we look forward to assisting you!


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