It started as a crick in my neck. I thought I just slept wrong. As the day wore on at work, the pain got much more intense. It felt like a cramp that was spreading down into my shoulder. I got a bit scared as it was a radiating kind of pain. The ER said it was not my heart, but it was likely muscles in my neck and shoulder area that were in spasms. I called my doctor, and he told me the best choice would be a chiropractor in Peoria AZ. He said he read the ER report, and he knew I did not want to take any pills such as pain pills or muscle relaxers because of my job.
I had never been to a chiropractor before, so I was not sure what to expect. The treatment was pretty straightforward, and it was not a gimmick. I can say that due to the instant relief I got. I went in hurting really bad with my neck tilted to one side. Continue reading