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Causes and Treatments of Neck Pain in Manhattan, KS

Neck pain can be brought about by a variety of causes, so when you visit our chiropractor in Manhattan, KS, the first thing he will do is examine and ask about your lifestyle. It’s important to get a full picture of the lifestyle you live and see if your involved activities that can lead to neck pain and stiffness.

Woman with neck pain needs chiropractic care.

Neck Problems Are Often Related to Daily Activities

A stiff neck can be caused by bending the neck downward to look at things too often or for too long of a time. The problematic posture is easily seen by looking at people who are texting. This same posture arises when you use a desk that has a keyboard that is far below the surface. Such desks are often touted as looking sleek or compact, but for people who look at the keys when they type, they are a nightmare for necks.

Any other daily activity that causes you to bend your neck into an unnatural position and leave it that way will also make your neck hurt, no matter which direction the neck is bent.

Car Accidents

Getting rear-ended in an auto accident may cause with whiplash from the force. Whiplash occurs when such a force is strong enough to cause your head to "whip" forwards and backwards. This causes strains and sprains in the neck and move vertebras out of place.

Treatments

Here at Nichols Chiropractic, we offer a variety of treatments for painful, stiff necks. One of these is the innovative iTracTM Therapy, which is designed specifically for what is professionally known as "forward head posture" – or what many people refer to as "text neck." It works to restore the proper cervical curvature to the upper spine, which reduces pressure on overburdened discs, vertebrae, and the muscles that support the neck. This relieves neck pain and can also help with pain in the surrounding areas.

For whiplash, we offer spinal adjustments and mobility-enhancing treatments. Both of these treatments help you heal – and become pain-free – faster.

Contact Us Today

To be evaluated for your neck pain and get started on a treatment plan, just contact us here at Nichols Chiropractic in Manhattan, KS. We'll be glad to help.

Contact us to find out more information or to schedule an appointment.

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 am-5:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 am-2:00 PM

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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Reviews From our Satisfied Patients

  • "Without the headaches and back aches dragging me down, I've been able to get more accomplished and to feel better at the end of the day than I have in literally years. That is miracle number three. I have found a precious jewel in Nichols Chiropractic. I tell all my friends about them, and I intend to be a loyal patient for a very long time. I thank the Lord for sending me in this direction."
    T.S Manhattan, KS
  • "I went through three months of adjustments and traction that began in January of 2006. I am now pain free 95% of the time, and have Chiropractic treatments nearly once a month to ensure I stay that way. My admiration, gratitude and thankfulness to Dr. Nichols and his staff will be never ending."
    G.W Manhattan, KS
  • "I experienced a 95% improvement in my low back pain after the first adjustment. I would recommend Nichols Chiropractic to anyone looking for low back pain relief."
    M.O. Manhattan- Manhattan, KS

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