Neck Pain Conditions and Treatments

Don’t let neck pain stop you. Our doctors help you get relief from neck pain and neck injuries using non-surgical treatments in NYC and NJ.

While often neck pain can be due to a strain or pull, it can also stem from the spine. Neck pain affects the cervical region of the spine and can be due to an injury, pinched nerve, back condition, spine condition, or many other factors. The cervical area of the spine provides mobility to the neck and is made up of multiple connecting joints, discs, muscles and ligaments. Migraine headaches are common in patients with neck injuries or neck conditions.

By seeing the specialized doctors at The Spine & Rehab Group, you have access to not only Neck Pain Doctors but also Spine Specialists and Back Pain Specialists who are experts in finding the root cause of your neck pain.

Causes of Neck Pain

Our team of Neck Pain Specialists at The Spine & Rehab Group is focused on finding the cause of your neck pain and helping you find the best neck pain treatment option available. Neck pain can be the result of numerous conditions connected to the back and the spine as well as neck injuries and trauma.

The most common causes of neck pain seen by the neck pain doctors at The Spine & Rehab Group include; Spinal Stenosis of the neck, Herniated Discs in the neck, Degenerative Disc Disease of the neck, pinched nerves in the neck due to a neck inury or accident and Whiplash.

Read below for more information about these common neck pain conditions and their treatments.

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Cervical Spinal Stenosis is a form of Spinal Stenosis that affects the nerves in the neck, causing neck pain. Spinal Stenosis is a condition of the spine that causes a narrowing of the spinal canal and compression on the nerves and spinal cord.

Read More: About Cervical Spinal Stenosis

A herniated disc in the neck is called a cervical disc herniation and can cause neck pain, arm pain and upper back pain. Cervical herniated discs can be caused by heavy lifting, injuries and other conditions.

Read More: About Cervical Herniated Discs

Neck Injuries

The neck is made up of tendons, ligaments, muscles, joints and nerves that can be affected in a neck injury, overuse or accident. Common neck injuries include cervical strains or sprains (strained neck muscles) and Whiplash, which is common in car accidents due to the jerking back and forth of the head.

Cervical degenerative disc disease is a condition that causes neck pain, neck stiffness and weakness due to degeneration of the discs in the neck. Cervical degenerative disc disease can also lead to spinal stenosis if left untreated.

Read More: About Degenerative Disc Disease

Arthritis of the Neck

Arthritis of the neck is also known as Cervical Spondylosis or Cervical Osteoarthritis. Neck arthritis causes neck pain as a result of inflammation and degeneration of the neck joints. Other symptoms include stiffness of the neck, headaches and weakness in the arms.

Treatment for Neck Pain

The treatment methods for neck pain, neck conditions and neck injuries at our Manhattan and New Jersey locations are non-surgical treatments that lend to proper diagnosis, effective treatments and faster healing time.

At The Spine & Rehab Group in NYC and New Jersey, our team of Neck Pain Specialists and Back Pain Specialists work together to provide neck pain relief with various cervical pain or neck pain treatments using a non-surgical approach. Common effective treatments for neck pain include:

Physical Therapy – Customized physical therapy treatments for neck pain and back pain created by your team of Neck Pain Specialists, Interventional Spine Specialists and Physical Therapists. Physical therapy is often effective in treating a flare up of a neck condition and provides rehabilitation from a neck injury.

Medical Massage Therapy – Performed by a Licensed Massage Therapist in conjunction with Physical Therapy.

Acupuncture – Performed by a Certified Acupuncturist for neck pain relief.

Interventional Pain Management – Non-surgical procedures such as Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections are effective in relieving many forms of neck pain.

Manual Therapies – Including Trigger Point Therapy, Myofascial Release and the use of cold and hot therapy.

PRP Therapy – Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy can be an effective treatment for certain forms of neck pain or neck injuries that have not responded to other treatment methods.

The Spine & Rehab Group’s Neck Pain Specialists

The Spine & Rehab Group’s team of Neck Pain Doctors includes Interventional Spine Doctors, Back Doctors and skilled Physical Therapists. Non-surgical treatments to alleviate neck and back pain are utilized to avoid surgical intervention and provide relief.

With locations in New York City and New Jersey, our neck pain doctors are highly skilled in the diagnosis and relief of neck pain. In an initial consultation, your doctor will review your medical history and may recommend an X-ray, performed in the office, or other diagnostic studies to be able to create a personalized treatment plan.