Neck pain can make it hard to turn your head and can cause stiffness and immobility. Dr. Lavi offers different forms of treatment options to provide effective pain relief for neck pain for patients in the Sherman Oaks, Rancho Cucamonga, Downey, and Arcadia area.
The neck is a complex structure that bears the weight of the head on top of its cervical vertebrae. Pain in the neck can come about from a pinched nerve where the vertebrae shift out of alignment and pushes on the nerves. This can cause radiating pain from the neck into other areas of the body. Vertebrae can shift out of alignment from:
Whiplash is also one of the most common reasons for neck pain to occur. The sudden movement from whiplash snaps the neck awkwardly, over stretches, and tears the tendons and ligaments in the neck.
The more common forms of neck pain can be avoided most of the time by using a few simple techniques, such as:
Orthopedists like Dr. Lavi are specifically trained to deal with problems involving the muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments, and bones that support your body and allow movement. These are the areas most commonly affected when neck pain becomes evident. After the direct root cause of your neck pain has been diagnosed, Dr. Lavi will recommend a course of treatment that may include:
"Dr. Lavi changed my life by addressing a pain in my neck and he and his team get 5 stars!!! He did a 3 level correction for me at levels C-4/5,C-5/6,C-6/7."
"Went in for surgery on my neck to have two discs removed. After a couple days in the hospital, I was feeling tons better. In only ten days I was back at work! Amazing!"
"Dr. Lavi did a cervical reconstruction on my neck just 12 days ago. I feel ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!"