New research cited by the New York Times compared different treatment approaches for neck pain, and found that working with a chiropractor and utlizing light exercise is safer and relieves neck pain better than pain medication. Read the full article on the New York Times here: For Neck Pain, Chiropractic & Exercise are Safer & Better Than Drugs
This study compared patients receiving chiropractic care OR exercise and proved to be more effective than drugs. Optimal Performance Health Care has taken it one step further by combing physical therapy exercises, chiropractic care as well as natural medical procedures to get rid of the knots in the muscles of the neck. This combined approach gives results that are exponentially better than just doing one or the other.
Optimal Neck Pain Treatment Solution:
- Make sure your spine is aligned with gentle chiropractic adjustments. This will increase range of motion and free up nerve irritation.
- Get specific neck exercises prescribed for your specific neck problem.
- Make sure your postural habits, especially at your work station, does not damage the corrections made by 1 & 2 above.