Orthopedic & Wellness
Pain Management & Orthopedic Surgery located in Frederick, MD & Waldorf, MD
At some point in their lives, over 20% of adults will suffer from neck pain that’s so severe, it starts affecting their daily activities. Before living another day with neck pain, get started on your personalized treatment with board-certified physicians Ojedapo Ojeyemi, MD, and Matthew Roh, MD, at Orthopedic & Wellness. The practice has clinics in Frederick, Waldorf, and Germantown, Maryland, so you have a clinic nearby to get the neck pain relief you need. Schedule your neck pain evaluation online or call your most convenient clinic directly.
What causes neck pain?
One of the most common causes of neck pain is muscle strain from poor posture. If you’re looking down at a computer all day for work, for instance, your neck has to support the entire weight of your head. If your head is forward at a 45-degree angle, the added strain results in about 45 pounds of weight your neck needs to support.
Sometimes though, neck pain is a result of a more complex underlying issue. Your neck pain could be caused by:
- Bone spurs
- Herniated discs
- Nerve compression
Since neck pain can be a side effect of a serious condition, it isn’t something you should ignore even one more day.
When should I see a doctor for neck pain?
Without proper treatment, your neck pain is highly likely to worsen. Dr. Ojeyemi and Dr. Roh encourage you to come into Orthopedic & Wellness for a neck pain examination if you’re experiencing:
- Neck pain from a whiplash injury
- Numbness, tingling, and/or weakness in your limbs
- Neck pain that isn’t improving or is worsening after several days
- Neck pain that’s keeping you from work or enjoyable activities
At Orthopedic & Wellness, you can undergo comprehensive diagnostic testing and imaging, including X-rays, right in the office. Dr. Ojeyemi or Dr. Roh can often diagnose you on the spot, so you can get started on your neck pain treatment right away.
How is neck pain treated?
Your neck pain treatment at Orthopedic & Wellness is designed to both relieve pain and help you heal. Common neck pain treatments include:
- Nerve blocks
- Physical therapy
- Epidural steroid injections
- Minimally invasive spinal surgery
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
Whether you have minor neck pain issues or your neck pain affects you on a daily basis, you can get the relief you need at Orthopedic & Wellness. Dr. Ojeyemi and Dr. Roh work together to ensure you fully recover from neck pain and restore your quality of life.
If your neck pain isn’t improving or is worsening, you can get effective relief at Orthopedic & Wellness. Book your neck pain evaluation online or over the phone with your nearest office.
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