top of page

Taming the Tension: How Stress at Work Can Lead to Neck and Upper Back Pain, and How Chiropractic Care Can Help (Lombard, IL)

Hi everyone, Dr. Oowais Siddique here from Accurate Chiropractic Care in Lombard, IL. Today, we are going to delve into a common complaint: neck and upper back pain. You might be surprised to learn how much stress can contribute to this discomfort.

The Stress-Pain Connection

Let's face it, work can be stressful. Deadlines loom, workloads pile up, and email notifications never seem to end. When we're stressed, our bodies react in a number of ways. One response is muscle tension.

Imagine yourself hunched over your computer, shoulders tight, jaw clenched. This prolonged tension can lead to pain in the neck, upper back, and even headaches.

Over time, stress-induced muscle tension can also contribute to misalignments in your spine, further exacerbating pain and limiting mobility.

Symptoms to Watch Out For

  • Frequent headaches or migraines

  • Stiffness and pain in the neck and shoulders

  • Reduced range of motion in the neck and upper back

  • Difficulty concentrating

  • Fatigue

How Chiropractic Care Can Help

At Accurate Chiropractic Care, we believe a holistic approach to pain management is key. Chiropractic care focuses on the musculoskeletal system and its connection to the nervous system.

Here's how chiropractic adjustments can help with stress-related neck and upper back pain:

  • Improved joint mobility: Chiropractic adjustments can help restore proper alignment in your spine, promoting better movement and reducing pain.

  • Reduced muscle tension: Chiropractic care can help loosen tight muscles, easing discomfort and improving flexibility.

  • Enhanced nervous system function: Proper spinal alignment can improve nerve communication, leading to better overall function.

  • Stress reduction: Chiropractic adjustments can promote relaxation and a sense of well-being, which can help manage stress levels.

Beyond Adjustments: A Comprehensive Approach

At Accurate Chiropractic Care, we don't stop at adjustments. We provide a comprehensive treatment plan that may include:

  • Posture exercises: Strengthening core and postural muscles can help maintain proper spinal alignment and reduce stress on the neck and upper back.

  • Stretching: Regular stretching can help improve flexibility and reduce muscle tension.

  • Stress management techniques: We can offer guidance on relaxation techniques like deep breathing and meditation to help manage stress levels.

Don't let stress take a toll on your neck and upper back. Take control of your well-being! If you're experiencing pain in Lombard, IL, chiropractic care at Accurate Chiropractic Care can help.

Schedule an appointment with Dr. Oowais Siddique at Accurate Chiropractic Care today and experience the benefits of chiropractic care for yourself. We are conveniently located in Lombard, IL, and look forward to helping you achieve optimal health!

Contact Information:

Accurate Chiropractic Care, Dr. Oowais Siddique, 630-426-9348,,


This blog post is for informational purposes only and should not be seen as a substitute for professional medical advice. Always consult with a qualified healthcare professional before starting any new treatment plan.

2 views0 comments


bottom of page