Neck Pain

Are you experiencing neck pain that is impacting your daily life?

At Kennedy Health, we understand the debilitating effects of neck pain and offer comprehensive solutions to alleviate your discomfort. Our expert medical professionals specialize in diagnosing and treating a wide range of neck pain conditions. Explore the causes, conditions, symptoms, and treatment options available to help you find relief and restore your neck’s health.

Pain Mamagement & Causes of Neck Pain

Neck pain can arise from various factors, including:

Muscle Strains and Sprains

Overuse, poor posture, or sudden movements can strain or sprain the muscles and ligaments in the neck, leading to acute pain and discomfort.

Cervical Disc Herniation

When the intervertebral discs in the cervical spine protrude or rupture, they can compress nearby nerves, causing neck pain, radiating pain, numbness, or tingling sensations.

Cervical Stenosis

Narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck region can put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves, causing neck pain, weakness, and numbness.


Sudden back-and-forth movements, often experienced during car accidents, can cause whiplash, resulting in neck pain, stiffness, and reduced mobility.

Cervical Spondylosis

This age-related condition involves the degeneration of the cervical spine, leading to the formation of bone spurs and the narrowing of the spinal canal, resulting in chronic neck pain and reduced mobility.

Neck Pain

Neck Pain Types of Diagnoses and Conditions

At Kennedy Health, we diagnose and treat various neck pain conditions, including:


Muscle Strain or Sprain

Overexertion, poor posture, or sudden movements can lead to muscle strains or sprains in the neck, causing acute pain and limited mobility.


Cervical Radiculopathy

This condition occurs when a nerve root in the cervical spine becomes compressed or inflamed, resulting in radiating pain, tingling, or weakness in the neck, shoulder, arm, or hand.


Cervical Disc Herniation

When the cervical discs protrude or rupture, they can compress spinal nerves, leading to pain, numbness, and weakness in the neck, shoulders, arms, or hands.


Cervical Spondylosis

Age-related wear and tear of the cervical spine can lead to the development of bone spurs, disk degeneration, and the narrowing of the spinal canal, causing chronic neck pain and stiffness.

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(302) 476-2978

Office Location

6 Sharpley Road
Wilmington, DE 19803 


Office Hours

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Fri : Specialty Procedures
Sat-Sun: Closed

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Pain Management Symptoms Associated with Neck Pain

Neck pain can present a variety of symptoms, including:

Pain and Stiffness

Acute or chronic pain in the neck region, which may radiate to the shoulders, upper back, or arms.


Neck pain can often be accompanied by tension headaches or migraines.

Numbness or Tingling

Sensations of numbness, tingling, or weakness that may radiate into the shoulders, arms, or hands.

Limited Range of Motion

Difficulty moving the neck or experiencing reduced flexibility and mobility.

Muscle Spasms

Painful muscle contractions in the neck area.

Pain Management Treatment Options

At Kennedy Health, we offer a range of effective treatment options to alleviate neck pain:

Medication Management

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), muscle relaxants, or pain medications may be prescribed to manage pain and reduce inflammation.

Physical Therapy

Our experienced physical therapists design personalized exercise programs to improve neck strength, flexibility, and posture, providing relief and preventing further issues.

Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic adjustments and spinal manipulations can help realign the spine, relieve nerve pressure, and reduce neck pain.

Massage Therapy

Skilled massage therapists use various techniques to relax tense muscles, improve blood circulation, and reduce pain in the neck area.

Heat and Cold Therapy

Applying heat or cold packs to the neck can help alleviate pain, reduce inflammation, and promote relaxation.

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)

TENS therapy involves the use of low-voltage electrical currents to relieve pain by stimulating nerves and promoting the release of endorphins.

Posture Correction

Our experts provide guidance on maintaining proper posture and ergonomic adjustments to prevent further strain on the neck.

Injection Therapies

In some cases, targeted injections, such as corticosteroid injections or nerve blocks, may be recommended to provide localized pain relief and reduce inflammation.

Surgical Intervention

In rare cases where conservative treatments are ineffective, surgical options may be considered for specific neck conditions.

Our medical professionals will perform a thorough evaluation and develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. By addressing the underlying causes of your neck pain, we strive to provide effective relief and restore your neck’s health.

Don’t let neck pain limit your daily activities and hinder your quality of life. Contact Kennedy Health today to schedule a consultation and take the first step toward finding effective neck pain relief through our specialized services. Trust our expertise and experience to help you regain a pain-free and mobile neck.