Frequently asked questions

How Can Chiropractic Care Alleviate Neck/Shoulder Pain?

There are a number of ways that chiropractic care can alleviate neck/shoulder pain, depending on the cause and nature of the pain. Soft-tissue tension may be relaxed through massage therapy, and pain caused by misalignment's of the skeletal system may be adjusted by chiropractic manipulations. In many cases, massage therapy and chiropractic manipulations are accompanied by a discussion of lifestyle changes patients can make to reduce the likelihood of the pain returning.

Is My Neck Out of Alignment?

If you are experiencing any of the following problems, you may likely have a misalignment in your neck: -Aches, pain, and tension in your neck and shoulders -Numbness and tingling in your shoulders, arms, and hands -Restriction in movement, cannot extend, rotate or bend your head easily -Hunching and slouching -One shoulder higher than the other shoulder -Muscle tightness - Headaches and migraine

What are the Common Causes of Neck and Shoulder Problems?

Neck and shoulder pain are present in many of the pain based cases we treat here at Advanced Vitality. Here are some typical causes of modern day neck pain and shoulder pain:

  • Sitting at a desk for long hours looking at a computer, studying, or working
  • Excessive time looking down at your smartphone or tablet
  • Physical trauma like sports activities, slips and falls, car accidents, and lifting injuries
  • Mental and emotional stress
  • Poor workstation ergonomics
  • Poor posture
  • Heavy and improper loading of school bags in children
  • Improper sleeping position