Head & Neck

Head & Neck Pain Treatment in Kansas City

Are you experiencing headaches and/or neck pain? Have you had a recent concussion?

Headaches & neck pain can be caused by stress, muscular tension, lifestyle factors, poor posture, disc irritation, and irritated nerves. Neck pain is often the result of inefficient neurological stabilization strategies unless acute trauma has occurred. A concussion can cause a plethora of symptoms which should not be ignored, and if left untreated can have a lasting impact.

Possible Treatments for Head & Neck Pain

Common treatments for neck pain vary depending on the causative factors. Evidence based treatment protocols are vital for long lasting beneficial effects. Leading soft tissue therapies for the neck include A.R.T., Dry Needling, and Graston. These are all accompanied by corresponding exercises.

Learn about chiropractic treatments for head and neck pain. 

Active Release Technique

Dry Needling

Graston Technique

Conditions We Treat

Headaches & Migraines

Headaches are often the result of tight muscles and restricted joints within the neck and upper back. Stress, lifestyle factors, posture can all lead to tight muscles that effect headaches and migraines.

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Concussions

Concussions are the result of a traumatic brain injury that can have a serious and lasting impact on an individual.

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Jaw Pain & TMJ

Research reveals that 50% of neck cases will have TMJ dysfunction as the primary underlying problem, leading to frustration if untreated.

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Tell us about your pain.

Take a couple of minutes to tell us about your symptoms and pain areas. Prefer to chat over the phone? Call us for a free phone consultation.

 

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Symptoms of Neck Pain Can Include

  • Sharp pinpoint pain
  • Muscle spasms
  • Headaches
  • Limited range of motion or mobility
  • Lack of energy
  • Fatigue
  • Numbness and tingling down into the arm and hand, and arm weakness
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
Head & neck pain treatment in Kansas City

Physical THerapy vs. In-Home Exercises

Attending physical therapy regularly has been proven to improve the healing process. Your physical therapist will not only guide your home exercise program so it is appropriately addressing your dysfunction, but they will provide you with soft tissue treatments that reduce tension and allow for proper movement patterns.

Frequently Asked Questions

I have pain in back of the head at the base of the skull and neck. Can you help with that?

Yes, our physical therapists can administer conservative treatments that will provide relief and will address the underlying issues causing the pain.

What causes pain in the back of the head?

There are a variety of reasons you may be experiencing pain in the back of the head. With a consult with one of our providers we can better develop a treatment plan to assist in your specific case.

I'm experiencing neck pain, nausea, headaches. Can a physical therapist help ?

Yes, our physical therapists can often provide relief through conservative treatment options and rehabilitative exercises.

Our Treatment Process

F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic utilizes a variety of cutting edge manual therapy techniques complimented by rehabilitative exercises to provide lasting results.

Visit your local F.I.T. Muscle & Joint Clinic

Meet the team at any of our 5 locations: Lee’s Summit, Crossroads, Blue Valley, Overland Park & Shawnee.

Contact Us

https://www.google.com/maps?q=22120+midland+dr+shawnee+ks+66223 22120 Midland Dr. Shawnee, KS 66223
https://www.google.com/maps?q=14876+metcalf+ave+overland+park+ks+66223 14876 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, KS 66223
https://www.google.com/maps?q=1634+se+blue+pkwy+lees+summit+mo+64063 1634 SE Blue Pkwy Lee's Summit, MO 64063
https://www.google.com/maps?q=9120+metcalf+ave+overland+park+ks+66212 9120 Metcalf Ave Overland Park, KS 66212
https://www.google.com/maps?q=1800+wyandotte+201+kansas+city+mo+64108 1800 Wyandotte #201 Kansas City, MO 64108