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Any type of neck pain, discomfort or abnormal symptoms should be taken seriously. If you were recently in an accident your injury symptoms may not appear until several hours or the next day. Don’t ignore mild neck pain or assume it will resolve on its own — visit Portland Urgent Care to receive your diagnosis and treatment. Many neck injuries require only short-term, temporary treatment -- our healthcare team at Portland Urgent Care and Portland Wellness Care provides examinations, physical therapy, chiropractic care, acupuncture and massage therapy.
At Portland Urgent Care our staff provides a complete medical examination for your neck pain. Seeking medical help quickly will give you comfort in knowing the extent of your injury.
We develop customized treatments for every patient, designed to meet your specific needs. Our services integrate western medicine and physical therapy with chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage therapy.
We develop customized pain management treatments for every patient, utilizing complimentary approaches such as acupuncture and physical therapy in addition to medication when needed.
The main symptom of neck pain is an ache or pain anywhere in the neck or shoulder area.
Some neck issues can cause pain in other parts of the body, depending on the nerves affected.
You should seek medical help if you experience any numbness or tingling, or if you have neck pain:
At Portland Wellness Care our chiropractor will diagnose through touch, or palpation, and a visual examination.
The chiropractic is known as a direct approach, with a strong focus on adjusting the spinal joints.
We may also want to see the results of imaging scans and any blood and urine tests.
Portland Urgent Care and Portland Wellness Care are located next door to each other in Portland, Oregon to provide a complete solution for most neck pain issues.
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• Injury Rehabilitation
• Massage Therapists
Axial Neck Pain
Pinched & Compressed Nerves
Neck Pain Due To Aging
If you are injured in car accident, you are entitled to the max PIP (Personal Injury Protection) insurance* regardless of who is at fault. Please contact our clinics for more information regarding medical coverage options you have.
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"Dr. Scott Cathcart is a great chiropractor and doctor. His adjustments are excellent and have helped me a lot. Being a chiropractor myself, many of my patients ask who I go to. I recommend him highly!"
"Dr. Cathcart is super professional and made me feel very comfortable during my adjustments even though I freak out. He is very knowledgeable about anatomy and has great memory, it's been 2 years since I've seen him and he remembered exactly where I had issues before. Helped me stretch too. Great doctor!"
"This place is wonderfully integrated between physical therapy, chiropractic, acupuncture, and massage. They really treat your whole body when they address an injury."
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Can you go to urgent care for neck pain?
Yes, urgent care centers are well equipped to evaluate neck pain.
Should I go to urgent care for a stiff neck?
Yes, urgent care centers are well equipped to evaluate a still neck.
Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?
Yes, neck pain can be caused by many things, some of which are serious.
When should I be concerned about neck pain?
Major indicators include neck pain associated with fevers, any numbness or tingling or weakness of any extremities, visual changes, or pain radiating from the neck into the arms, back, or head. There are many causes of neck pain. An evaluation with a medical provider is important to rule out serious causes.
How do I get my neck to stop hurting?
That depends on what is causing the neck pain. An evaluation with a medical provider will determine the cause of the pain. Then a treatment plan can be made.
Why does my neck hurt on one side?
Pain sensations are well localized in the neck, unlike chest pain or abdominal pain.
Can I go to urgent care for a pinched nerve?
Yes, urgent care centers are well equipped to evaluate pinched nerves.
How should I sleep with neck pain?
Adjust to find the position of least discomfort. Usually, on your back with a pillow that is not too big, works best for most people.
What do you do if your neck hurts really bad?
Neck pain can be caused by many things, some of which are serious. An evaluation with a medical provider is important to rule out serious causes.
How do you know if neck pain is serious?
An evaluation with a qualified medical provider, also sometimes with x-ray, diagnostic ultrasound, blood tests, and/or CT or MRI scans.
What causes neck pain that radiates to head?
Any severe neck pain can radiate to the head. There are many causes of neck pain. An evaluation with a medical provider will determine the cause of neck pain.
Why won't my neck pain go away?
Persistent neck pain means the cause has not resolved yet. A qualified medical provider should evaluate the problem to determine how to best address the situation. Sometimes other resources like physical therapy / chiropractic, acupuncture, massage therapy can be used to promote healing.