Why Does Your Neck Hurt?
By Donna Stark
Has working from home been a huge (literal) pain in the neck for you? Has your neck been hurting since the start of this "extended staycation?" If so, you are not alone. We have all needed to adjust our way of life in recent weeks and for many, that means what was once desk work has now turned into kitchen table work or sitting on the sofa work, and as you can imagine, it has certainly done a number on the way we feel. The bad news is that you may be dealing with pain and discomfort right at this moment, but the good news is that your local chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic are just down the road to help!
Why Does Your Neck Suddenly Hurt?
Maybe it was easy to focus on your posture in the office or perhaps you had a standing desk, but now things are different, aren't they? Now, you find yourself typing away on your keyboard in one uncomfortable position after the next. From your too tall kitchen table to your too soft sofa to your too comfortable bed, finding the perfect place to work has proven more difficult than you thought. And as a result, your neck is killing you! Fortunately, your local chiropractors can help ease your pain. Check out some of their favorite tips below and then keep reading to learn more about the benefits of routine chiropractic care.
- Increase your shoulder and back strength
- Pay attention to your posture whether you are sitting or standing
- Incorporate stretching into your days to improve flexibility
- Keep your muscles hydrated by drinking plenty of water
- Avoid tech neck by keeping screens at eye level
- Consider adding ergonomic features to your home
Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain
Chronic neck pain can lead to permanent damage, especially if the function of your nerves is being compromised. And although some neck pain may eventually go away on its own or can be managed with prescription pain relievers, it is best to seek care from your local chiropractors at The Joint Chiropractic. Take a look at how chiropractic care can help get rid of that pain in your neck.
- Places the body in correct alignment
- Eases muscle tension and strain
- Soothes irritated nerves
- Restores nerve, joint, and muscle function
- Improves range of motion, flexibility, and mobility
- Encourages proper posture
Chiropractic care is a safe, effective, and all-natural approach that avoids the use of prescription medications. It's the solution that millions of people have found success with, so why don't you do the same? By coming in to The Joint Chiropractic today, you find the relief your neck is screaming and get back on the path to pain-free days at home!
To learn more about your health, wellness, and fitness, see your local chiropractor at The Joint Chiropractic in San Ramon, Calif.