Cervical Pain (Neck Pain)

Overview

As the years go by, your neck undergoes physical stress and, sometimes, injury. This wear-and-tear can cause degeneration of the cervical spine, resulting in chronic neck pain. Age-related causes include osteoarthritis, which can stimulate bone overgrowth into the spinal canal, fluid from a herniated/ruptured disc putting pressure on nerves, or stiffening/thickening of ligaments in the neck increasing pressure in the spinal canal. Trauma-related dislocations or fractures can damage spinal canal nerves, as can swelling after surgery.

How Our Doctors Diagnose

In addition to a physical examination and thorough discussion of the pain you’re experiencing and your medical history, we have an array of tests and imaging to help diagnose the source of your pain: x-ray, MRI, CT scans, blood test (to detect infection or viruses), bone scan, discography, and nerve studies such as electromyography.

Treatment Options

  • Cervical steroid injection
  • Dorsal root ganglion therapy (DRG)
  • Spinal cord stimulation (SCS)
  • Peripheral nerve stimulation (PNS)
  • Facet joint injections
  • Radiofrequency ablation (neuorotomy) (RFA)
Our patients love us

You will not be disappointed

It is always a pleasure coming to SJPS. Everyone is so pleasant and care about your needs. I would and have recommended them to family and friends. You will not be disappointed

K.A.

I would highly recommend .....

My experience with Spine and Joint Pain group has been amazing the procedure on my spine went well and uneventful the procedure was clearly explained and of what to possibly expect from the procedure I would highly recommend them.

Rena S.

All-in-all it was a pleasurable experience.

Greeted with a smile & good morning. All questions were answered to my satisfaction.
The Physician Associate was knowledgeable & demonstrated concern for my discomfort. A plan for my care was discussed, including follow up. He detailed what to expect, what needed to be done, & addressed all current concerns. All-in-all it was a pleasurable experience. Would highly recommend the Spine & Joint Pain Specialists.

BG H
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