Neck Pain Specialist

Pro Rehab Chiropractic and Rehabilitation

Chiropractors located in Delaware

Most types of neck pain are temporary as the result of an injury or strain, but sometimes neck pain becomes chronic and can affect the quality of your life. James Sheehan, DC, and the team of highly skilled chiropractors at Pro Rehab Chiropractic and Rehabilitation provide gentle, effective, noninvasive treatments for neck pain using the latest rehabilitation technology. At their ten locations in northern Delaware, the experienced chiropractors offer a holistic, individualized philosophy for helping patients feel their best and remain active at every age. Call one of the offices to schedule or use the online booking tool to request an appointment.

Neck Pain Q & A

What causes neck pain?

Your neck, the cervical spine, is designed for strength, movement, and stability, and keeps your head upright. The nerves, bones, joints, and muscles in your neck extend from your skull to your upper body.

Any time you have inflammation or injury to these muscles, ligaments, or cartilage, you may experience neck pain and stiffness. When the nerves in your neck become irritated or compressed from spinal pressure, you might feel pain that extends into your shoulders, arms, back, or even down your legs.

Some of the most common causes of neck pain include:

  • Whiplash from a car accident or sports injury
  • Poor posture
  • Sleeping in an incorrect position or on an unsupportive pillow
  • Osteoarthritis, or cervical spondylosis
  • Herniated discs
  • Bone spurs
  • Pinched nerves
  • Wear and tear on discs or vertebrae
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Certain diseases
  • Tension headaches

Because neck pain may be an indication of an underlying condition, the team at Pro Rehab Chiropractic and Rehabilitation looks for the root cause so they can recommend a comprehensive treatment plan that provides long-term relief from pain using natural, proven techniques.

How do you treat neck pain?

The doctors treat your neck pain according to its cause. After a careful examination and diagnosis, your provider creates an individualized treatment plan designed to help relieve immediate symptoms and also to prevent long-term pain and discomfort without the use of medications. The practice uses state-of-the-art technologies and noninvasive, gentle therapies to help patients of all ages.

Your neck pain treatment plan may include:

  • Exercises or stretches
  • Massage therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Traction
  • Cryotherapy
  • Dry hydrotherapy
  • Manual chiropractic adjustments
  • Cervical vertebrae adjustments using the PulStar® System

PulStar treatments remove any anxiety you may have about having your neck manually manipulated. This advanced technology analyzes your neck and spine for areas of resistance or for subluxations (dislocation). Using impulse therapy, your doctor is able to apply precise pressure to each individual vertebra that’s contributing to your pain so your spine is naturally realigned. This technique relieves pressure and pain in just a few visits for many patients.

Will I get long-term relief from chronic neck pain?

It’s possible to get long-term pain relief from neck pain even if you’ve been suffering from it a long time. The natural, corrective spinal therapies the doctors at Pro Rehab Chiropractic and Rehabilitation recommend may help you avoid prescription medications or dangerous surgeries altogether.

To learn more about an individualized program for relief of neck pain, call one of the ten Delaware locations or book an appointment online today.