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
Active Release Technique (A.R.T) is one of the leading soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
Dry Needling is the process of using a thin needle inserted into a trigger point to relieve a contracture within a muscle.Learn More
The physical therapy Graston technique is one of the leading instrument assisted soft tissue therapies for the treatment of muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves.Learn More
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.
Concussions are the result of a traumatic brain injury that can have a serious and lasting impact on an individual.
Jaw Pain & TMJ
Research reveals that 50% of neck cases will have TMJ dysfunction as the primary underlying problem, leading to frustration if untreated.
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.
Symptoms of Neck Pain Can Include
- Sharp pinpoint pain
- Muscle spasms
- Limited range of motion or mobility
- Lack of energy
- Numbness and tingling down into the arm and hand, and arm weakness
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
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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.