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Murfreesboro Neck Pain and Headache and Mask Wearing: Chiropractic Help

Clues: What ties these symptoms together – irritation, pain, redness, headache, fogging?

Answer: COVID 19.

Over the past year, we have all experienced some new aches and pains in unexpected ways. Neck pain. Headache. Fogging of the glasses. Nose redness. Back of ear irritation. The protective gear has its side-effects in addition to its up-sides. Your Murfreesboro chiropractor is here to help relieve some of the associated pains like neck pain and headache. Most Chiropractic Clinic invites Murfreesboro headache and neck pain sufferers to come in for a chiropractic visit.

ISSUES WITH MASKS THAT RESULT IN Murfreesboro NECK PAIN AND HEADACHE

Masks and mask-wearing have down sides. A study of nurses explained that headache bothered 73.4%, extreme sweating impacted 59.6%, breathing difficulty disturbed 36.7%. Goggle or glasses’ fogging was reported by 91.7%. N95 wearers stated issues with nasal bridge scarring in 76.6% and pain and indentation of the back of the ears by 66.4%. (1) Another study of nurses who wore masks and other PPE for more than 4 hours at a time discovered that vision problems affected 47.9% of them as did redness of cheeks/nose bridge/ears, dry mouth, and headaches. (2) A study of healthcare workers focused on the occurrence of headache throughout COVID-19. 81% said that they developed new PPE (mask/eye wear)-related headaches. 33% of them described experiencing headaches before COVID. 91.3% of those pre-existing headache sufferers stated that increased mask/eye wear equipment affected their headache control and work. (3) Overall headache occurrence due to PPE (mask/eye) was 62% in another report. Working more than 8 hours at a time increased the risk of new headache occurrence. Discomfort, blurred vision, and reduced concentration were other reported issues. Wearing such equipment worsened pre-existing headache issues and triggered new headache experiences. (4) Most Chiropractic Clinic has gathered new pain complaints from our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients in the past year. Your Murfreesboro chiropractor has taken care of many for headache and neck pain relief.

NEW PAIN ISSUES AND HELP WITH CHIROPRACTIC

As stated by the American Chiropractic Association, our Murfreesboro chiropractic patients are not alone! Chiropractic patients across the country are telling of some new pain issues with their neck, shoulders, and upper back during COVID experience, especially those who wear masks for long hours. Certainly, stress is a contributor to pain in normal life. In these times, it is no surprise that patients are reporting more pain. Masks may well contribute to pain in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Masks may impact vision. If a mask lies too high, the wearer may tuck the chin to see better or hold the neck in a different way to see more clearly. A better fitting mask may help. More frequent breaks may be of benefit. Stretching more often may help. A walk to de-stress is a great idea! (5) Your Murfreesboro chiropractor knows these issues and is ready to help!

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Listen to the PODCAST with Dr. David Kulla on the Back Doctors Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson as he describes the effectiveness and gentleness of the Cox® Technic System of Spinal Pain Management for relief of neck pain and headache.

Make your next Murfreesboro chiropractic appointment with Most Chiropractic Clinic. We offer no more clues to the riddle of new headache and neck pain issues over the past year, just an option. Most Chiropractic Clinic offers chiropractic care: Murfreesboro chiropractic treatment.

 
Most Chiropractic Clinic presents research on how mask-wearing may trigger neck pain and headache which chiropractic can help alleviate.  
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