Chronic neck pain can make it hard to drive, watch TV, and sleep. At Silver Spine & Neurological Center — Interventional Pain Management & Spine Surgery in Sherman, Greenville, and McKinney, Texas, minimally invasive and complex spine neurosurgeon M. Viktor Silver, MD, FACS, FRCS, has helped thousands of patients get relief from their neck pain with interventional pain management and minimally invasive spine procedures. Many of Dr. Silver’s patients experience significant improvements in their neck pain within days. Call the office nearest you or schedule your neck pain consultation online today
Neck pain can occur from many causes. However, muscle strain from poor posture is a common cause. When you sit with your head bent for hours looking at your computer, smartphone, or tablet, it places extra stress on the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints in the neck.
Over time, the constant stress and strain may lead to degenerative conditions that affect the structure and function of the cervical spine, causing conditions such as:
These cervical spine conditions may press or irritate a spinal nerve root or the spinal cord, causing pain that radiates into the head, arms, or upper back. You may also have a stiff neck that limits your ability to move your head in all directions.
You should schedule a neck pain consultation at Silver Spine & Neurological Center — Interventional Pain Management & Spine Surgery if your pain is an ongoing problem that limits function. Dr. Silver is an experienced and skilled minimally invasive and complex spine neurosurgeon who provides expert neck pain care at Silver Spine & Neurological Center — Interventional Pain Management & Spine Surgery.
Dr. Silver conducts an in-depth evaluation when you come in for neck pain, asking detailed questions about your symptoms and previous treatments. Dr. Silver may also request imaging tests to evaluate the structure of your cervical spine and determine the source of your pain.
Getting an accurate diagnosis helps Dr. Silver create an effective treatment plan so you can get long-term pain relief.
Dr. Silver provides comprehensive neck pain treatment. Initially, he may recommend conservative care like physical therapy and interventional pain management treatments such as epidural injections and nerve blocks.
If your neck pain fails to improve, Dr. Silver may recommend neck surgery, such as:
Dr. Silver has performed thousands of neck surgeries. In most cases, Dr. Silver does these surgeries in the outpatient setting, where they get to go home the same day. Many of his patients experience significant improvements in their neck pain within a few days.
Don’t let your chronic neck pain keep you from doing the things you love. Call Silver Spine & Neurological Center — Interventional Pain Management & Spine Surgery, or use the online booking tool today to learn more about your treatment options.