Neck Pain - Flower Mound TX
Suffering from severe neck pain? Dr. Kevin J. Kulwicki can address your needs. Dr Kulwicki is a renowned orthopedic surgeon providing treatment for all sorts of sports and overuse injuries.  He specializes in treating conditions related to upper extremities including neck injury and neck pain in Flower Mound, Texas.

Neck Pain

Neck pain, also known as cervical pain, is a condition caused by activities that strain the neck. The pain may occur in any part of the neck i.e. bottom of the head, top of the shoulder and can even spread to the upper arms or back. A number of factors can trigger neck pain. These include:

  • Trauma or injury
  • Stress and strain in the neck
  • Sleeping in an awkward position
  • Poor posture
  • Slouching
  • Wear and tear Arthritis

Symptoms of Neck Pain

  • Dull ache in neck which worsens while turning the head.
  • Numbness, tingling sensation in the arm.
  • Tenderness in the affected area
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Swishing sounds in the head

Diagnosis of Neck Pain

If you seek treatment for neck pain from an orthopedic doctor or a pain specialist, your diagnosis may include a medical history, a physical examination, and imaging tests (x-rays, MRI scans, and CT scans). Your doctor will measure your reflexes, range of motion (ROM), strength of neck muscles, and sensation in the affected neck area and accordingly suggest you a treatment option.

Treatment of Neck Pain in Flower Mound TX

According to the neck pain specialist, the treatment for neck pain depends on its cause i.e. whether the neck pain was caused by an injury, overstress, work-related activity or some medical condition. Some of the common treatment options include:

  • If the neck pain occurs suddenly, applying hot pack for can help in providing relief.  
  • Anti-inflammatory medicines are often recommended by doctors to relieve the pain.
  • You can prevent further pain symptoms by changing your habits and activities. For instance, the way you sleep, sit or walk.
  • Physical therapy may also help in providing pain-free movement in your neck.

For more information about neck pain, or to schedule an appointment with the orthopedic doctor- Dr. Kulwicki in Flower Mound TX, call at (972) 899 – 4679.