• Lori Goodsell

Neck Pain from Stress

In times of stress, it is common to have pain in your neck and back. While the horrifying events unfolding in Minneapolis over the last week are 15 minutes away from Plymouth, many of us are all experiencing, shock, grief, and horror. Combine that with the stress of Covid-19 and it's health and financial impacts and it is well past what most people can take in the stress department. When the shock wears off and your body and mind adapt to numb the emotions, your body starts to feel what your mind no longer can. Neck and back pain begin and it can be hard to recognize their origins.

Stress is a big player with pain. Body language can tell you a lot about emotions. Body language is posture. Posture causes mechanical problems within your spine. Mechanical problems cause pain.

As a world, country, state and community it seems we have been through more than we can handle over the last three months.

If stress is causing pain in your life, you need to deal with the emotional and physical aspects of your problem. Chiropractors are trained to root out the cause of pain. Any chiropractor worth their salt will tell you how badly pain impacts the body. In my 20 year career, I have never felt so much stress in my patient's necks and backs. A chiropractor can give recommendations on posture, exercise and stretches necessary to relieve tension as well as deliver skilled chiropractic adjustments to release stress and tension in the spine. Call our Plymouth office today to find out if chiropractic can help you.

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