We know you're already familiar with neck pain and the impact it has on your life if you're reading this. Whether you're suffering from an injury, chronic conditions, or had a recent motor vehicle accident and are experiencing symptoms from whiplash, our team can help. Our board-certified orthopedic surgeon will perform a thorough physical examination to identify the root cause of your pain and exhaust all conservative, non-surgical treatment options available. There's a reason Georgia voted us the best orthopedic practice in 2020, not just because of our top Atlanta neck pain specialists but because we truly care about our patient outcomes.
The neck also referred to as the cervical spine is comprised of seven bones or vertebrae, separated by discs that act as shock absorbers and allow for spine mobility. The cervical spine and all its surrounding muscles and ligaments support your head which weighs the equivalent of a standard size bowling bowl. Your condition is considered acute if it has lasted less than 4 weeks, subacute between 4-12 weeks, and chronic if painful for 3+ months.
Common symptoms include:
Injury, accidents, lifestyle concerns, and health conditions are all common causes. More specific examples include:
We first ask that you bring any previous medical records or imaging you have received that relate to your condition to your initial consultation. Our Atlanta neck pain doctor will ask you a series of questions about your health history. Below are some of the typical questions our specialists will ask you:
Like any good orthopedic doctor, we always look to conservative treatment method first, which include:
Most conditions we see are treated by the conservative methods listed above. In, circumstances where conservative treatment options are exhausted, surgery may be required.
Don't spend another morning waking up with pain again by visiting our Atlanta neck pain specialist today. Our team is available through our website, phone, or email to schedule your initial consultation. We look forward to serving you and helping you along your path to recovery.
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