Relief for Easley Neck Pain Stemming from Your Job

April 09, 2019

How many times do we refer to something as a pain in the neck? Ever refer to your job as a pain in the neck? (Be truthful! Young Chiropractic will keep it between us!) Certain work tasks may well be a pain in the neck…literally. Some simple exercises and Easley chiropractic care can ease your neck pain gently and well.


Researchers have a proper name for your job’s pain in the neck problem - work-related neck-shoulder pain. Adding motor control training and ergonomic workspace modification guidance for workplace motions and postures resulted in positive and sustainable value in reducing shoulder pain and neck pain. (1) Adding stretching exercises to the daily routine decreased neck and shoulder pain and improved neck function and quality of life for office workers with chronic moderate-to-severe neck pain or shoulder pain. This study documented that the additional instruction in how to do neck and shoulder stretches twice daily every work day (5 days a week) truly helped in the month long program. Further, those who performed the exercises less than 3 times a week reported less improvement than those who did them more than 3 times a week. Doing the neck and shoulder exercises better improved neck function and these patients’ quality of life scores. And this study was with chronic neck pain and shoulder pain patients, those who have experienced neck and shoulder pain for more than 3 months and rated their pain as 5 or more on a a 10 point scale with 10 being the worst pain. (2) Imagine what benefit these types of exercises could do for early stage neck and shoulder pain office-working patients! Young Chiropractic has the neck exercises for Easley neck pain and shoulder pain patients! Just ask!

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Listen to this PODCAST by Dr. Sarah Murrow on The Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about assisting a patient find neck pain and shoulder pain relief with the Cox® Technic System of Spine Pain Management.

Schedule your Easley chiropractic visit for neck pain and shoulder pain - job-related or not - today. Young Chiropractic supplies gentle, safe, non-rotational chiropractic spinal manipulation for neck pain relief. Your work does not have to be a real pain in your neck! Young Chiropractic’s chiropractic treatment plan including your exercising may well take the pain away!

Young Chiropractic treats job-related neck pain with spinal manipulation and some exercise mixed in.