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Many people take for granted the changes that occur on their bodies at different times when they engage in certain activities. In fact, someone may simply know that doing a certain activity causes their bodies to react in a certain manner. For instance, someone may have regular neck pains that they often brush off. It would be advisable to seek immediate medical attention when you notice a trend, as this may be a sign of something more serious than you think.
Severe neck pains accompanied by headaches are symptoms of meningitis. It would thus be advisable to seek immediate medical attention. Chiropractors play an important role of testing the movement of your neck, testing whether there are any trapped nerves and examining the neck muscles. They may also do X-rays, scans and blood testing to determine whether there are any signs of meningitis.
Serious Head Injuries
If you started experiencing the pains after an accident where you had any head injuries, seek treatment immediately. This may be a sign of internal bleeding caused by the head injuries that may develop into complicated health conditions. Going for testing immediately can help save your life and possible financial losses you have to incur if the issue advances to a critical level.
Some people may experience blurred vision when their neck aches while others may have serious pains at the back of their eyes whenever their neck is aching. Others may start vomiting due to the sharp pain they experience on their necks. It would be a good idea to seek immediate medical care to stop advancement of any possible health conditions that are associated with the neck pains. If you lose weight after a period of experiencing neck pains, you should also consider consulting a chiropractor for some testing.
About the Author
Dr. Michael Berry, D.C. is the Director of Katella Chiropractic and Laser Center, a leading chiropractic wellness center in Orange County California. Katella Chiropractic and Laser Center successfully treats patients with sports injuries, arthritic joints, neuropathic pain syndromes, and back and neck pain using spinal adjustments, chiropractic massages and more. Dr. Michael Berry and his team also use low level laser therapy, which improves tissue repair and reduces pain and inflammation wherever the beam is applied.