If you experience neck discomfort and want relief, you can trust interventional pain medicine specialist Aashish Kumar, MD, D.ABA with exceptional care. At Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas in Charlotte, North Carolina, Dr. Kumar and his staff find the cause of neck pain and treat it to restore musculoskeletal functioning and your quality of life. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.
Neck pain is a feeling of discomfort that affects your cervical spine or surrounding tissues. The pain could be mild, severe, or long-lasting. See Dr. Kumar if you have debilitating neck pain that negatively affects your life.
If you have damaged tissues in your neck, you might experience some of the following symptoms:
Dr. Kumar works to find the root cause of neck pain to create the most appropriate treatment. He treats the underlying problem to avoid simply masking your discomfort.
Causes and risk factors commonly associated with neck pain include:
You might experience a neck injury because of a car accident, work injury, sports-related injury, age-related wear-and-tear, falling down, improper lifting techniques, or poor posture.
To determine the cause of neck pain and help you find relief, Dr. Kumar reviews your symptoms and medical history. He checks your vital signs and complete a physical exam to assess neck joint structure, function, and range of motion. Dr. Kumar could also suggest blood tests, MRIs, X-rays, CT scans, or nerve testing.
Common neck pain treatments include:
To learn more about neck pain treatments available at Spine & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.