Anything from bad posture to injuries to herniated discs can cause neck pain. In most cases, it’s a combination of many factors. Whether it’s acute, chronic, or degenerative, there are many treatments and lifestyle changes to help you live pain-free.
Pain in your neck can have many different causes. Here are some of the most common
Find out the common signs and symptoms of neck pain.
Learn about the different treatment options for neck pain
When your neck is achy and stiff, little things like backing out of the driveway, using your phone, and concentrating on work become difficult.
Symptoms of neck pain can vary depending on the cause of your pain and the severity of your injury. Common symptoms include:
The first step to understanding your pain condition and getting the right treatment is scheduling a new patient consultation. Ask your general practitioner for a referral or simply call our office to get scheduled.
The consultation is an opportunity to share your story, understand your pain condition, and discuss possible treatment options with your doctor. You’ll leave with a clearer understanding of what’s causing your pain and how to treat it.
We’ll develop a personalized treatment plan, monitor your progress, and adjust your care as needed so you can get back to living a happy and pain-free life.
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Yes, we accept Medicare and most of the Medicare secondary insurance plans. Our schedulers will verify this for you prior to your appointment. We’ve got you covered.
Yes, we accept most AHCCS plans, and our schedulers will verify this for you when you schedule your first visit.
Yes, we are participating providers for these plans.
Most private insurance plans will require us to collect your co-pay at the time of service. We can help you figure this out when you call to schedule your appointment.
We have on-line access to SimonMed, EVDI and Valley Radiology (now Banner Imaging Centers) so you don’t have to bring any images or reports from those facilities. If your imaging was done at other centers it would be helpful to bring any copies you might have at home.
No. We accept most insurances and our payment rates are based upon their determination of reasonable value for the services we perform on your behalf. Because we know that healthcare can be expensive, we try hard to make our patients aware of their out-of-pocket financial responsibility prior to performing the service(s).
During your first visit you will meet with one of our Providers who will perform a comprehensive review of your medical history and perform a physical examination. We will also review any pertinent imaging studies and outside medical records. The Provider will work with you to tailor an individualized treatment plan for your condition and oftentimes order additional testing and therapies.
Most PPO-type insurance plans and Medicare generally do not require referrals. The majority of AHCCS plans do require a referral and our team can help you obtain one from your primary care provider.