Neck Pain

Neck Pain services offered in Mount Juliet and Murfreesboro, TN

Neck Pain

Neck pain can prevent you from living your life, so you need to treat the problem from the inside to avoid long-term trouble. At the Center for Spine, Joint, and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, board-certified physician Son Le, MD, and the team have provided expert neck pain care in the Nashville area since 2003. With diagnostics and leading-edge treatments both available in Murfreesboro and Mount Juliet, Tennessee, offices, you can find the problem, start the healing, and enjoy permanent pain relief, all in the same place. Call the office nearest you or book your appointment online now.

Neck Pain Q&A

What causes neck pain?

Neck pain can develop due to poor posture, underlying disease, injuries, and wear-and-tear. 

If you’re having frequent neck pain, stiffness, or uncomfortable twinges when you try to turn your head, you could have a neck problem such as: 

  • Osteoarthritis
  • Spondylosis (cervical disc degeneration)
  • Herniated discs
  • Spinal canal narrowing
  • Muscle inflammation
  • Ligament sprains
  • Tendon or muscle strain
  • Whiplash
  • Fractures

Although it’s rare, neck pain and stiffness could also be caused by a potentially life-threatening infection called meningitis.

I have terrible neck pain. How can I find out what caused it?

Because neck pain is such a common experience and has so many potential causes, a comprehensive medical evaluation is the only way to find out the root cause of your issues. 

At the Center for Spine, Joint, and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation, the experienced team of diagnostic specialists uses various techniques to find the cause of your neck pain, including a complete physical exam, medical history review, and careful symptom assessment. 

You may need electromyography (EMG), musculoskeletal ultrasound, CT scans, X-rays, and bone scans to find the source of pain. If you already have a diagnosis from another practice but need a second option, the team can examine your past and present test results to double-check your diagnosis. 

Does neck pain always lead to surgery?

Not at all. In fact, the Center for Spine, Joint, and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation specializes in neck pain treatment without surgery. The multidisciplinary specialists come from many fields, including anesthesiology, orthopedics, neurology, biomechanics, pain medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. 

Working together, the team has superior skills in treating complex neck pain cases using a comprehensive approach. They treat the root causes of neck pain using leading-edge therapies, including:

  • Medication management
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Trigger point injections
  • Epidural steroid injections
  • Amniotic tissue allograft 
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Soft neck collar (for short-term use) 

If you have additional symptoms, like back pain or pain that radiates to your arm, the team also treats those problems to give you a comprehensive, personalized recovery plan. 

The specialists believe their patients shouldn’t have to live with symptoms or constantly dread the next flare-up, so maximum healing and permanent pain relief are always the top priorities.

You can decide to be done with neck pain for good by contacting the Center for Spine, Joint, and Neuromuscular Rehabilitation. Call the office nearest you or book your appointment online now.