Are you suffering from a dull constant pain or a sudden sharp pain in the neck? Is it negatively affecting your daily life? Have you tried all means of treating your pain but have not been able to get relief? Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT), the all-natural alternative, may be the answer for you.
Studies have shown:
Neck pain refers to pain or discomfort resulting from abnormalities or injuries to any of the structures in the neck including the muscles, ligaments, nerves, bones and vertebral joints.Next section
Common causes of neck pain include muscle strain or sprain, trauma, stress, poor posture and body mechanics, degenerative diseases, nerve compression, and osteoarthritis.Next section
Some adjectives used to describe neck pain are dull, sharp, constant, intermittent, and sudden. The pain may either be localized to the neck or may radiate to the shoulders, upper back, or arms, and may be aggravated by movement. You may experience muscle spasms, stiff neck, numbness or tingling sensations, and/or tenderness over the affected region. Neck pain may also be associated with headaches, dizziness, jaw pain, or ringing in the ears.Next section
Diagnosis is made by a thorough history and physical exam. Imaging may be done if deemed appropriate by your physician.Next section
Treatment options include:
Osteopath treatment for Neck Pain
Frequently asked questions
What should I wear to my appointments?
Loose-fitting clothing or gym clothes
How many visits will I need?
This is variable depending upon what is being treated and how extensive your treatment needs to be. Our goal is to bring you to optimal health so that you won’t need to continually return.
Can you help us understand how many people actually do what you do?
According to the AOA, in 2013, 22,176 (36.9%) went into family medicine, 1,134 (1.9%) went into NMM/OMM and family medicine specialties who stress OMT in their practice, 20 (.025%) are Neuromusculoskeletal Med/OMM physicians in Texas. Out of these 20 they will either become a practitioner, consultant, professor, or researcher. 1 of them has a private practice dedicated to only OMM/NMM in Houston who loves working with new families.
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