Pain in the neck (cervical spine) often goes away on its own, but sometimes it can become severe and disabling. If you’re in that situation, a neck doctor can help. The board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists at Premier Bone & Joint Centers understand the burdens of living with chronic neck pain, and we’ve helped many patients manage or overcome it. At our satellite clinic in Thermopolis, Wyoming, you can work with an experienced neck doctor who can pinpoint the source of your discomfort and get you started on the road to recovery.
Cervical Spine Conditions That Can Cause Neck Pain
Neck pain can have many causes, and a proper diagnosis is essential to ensure effective treatment. The neck doctors at Premier Bone & Joint Centers have extensive expertise in diagnosing and treating:
- Bulging and herniated discs
- Spinal osteoarthritis
- Cervical spinal stenosis
- Pinched nerves
- Neck sprains
- Cervical fractures
To diagnose your condition, your neck doctor at Premier Bone & Joint Centers will ask about your symptoms and medical history, perform a thorough physical examination, and possibly order imaging tests, which may be performed at our on-site imaging center.
The Latest Treatment Options for Cervical Spine Conditions
After confirming your diagnosis, your neck doctor will work with you to develop a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. To help you make fully educated treatment decisions, your neck doctor will explain your diagnosis, go over your imaging scans, answer your questions, and discuss the reasoning behind his or her specific recommendations. We offer a full range of conservative and surgical treatment options for cervical spine conditions, including physical therapy, medications, bracing, and when necessary, minimally invasive surgical procedures. You can count on your neck doctor at Premier Bone & Joint Centers to recommend the least invasive approach that is likely to be effective.
If persistent neck pain is affecting your ability to enjoy all that life has to offer, a neck doctor at Premier Bone & Joint Centers can help. Request an appointment at our satellite clinic in Thermopolis, WY, today.