Symptoms of neck pain can vary depending on the underlying cause and severity of the pain. Some common symptoms of neck pain may include:
Pain or stiffness in the neck that may spread to the shoulders, upper back, or arms.
Limited mobility or difficulty moving the head and neck:
Headaches or migraines that start at the base of the skull and radiate to the forehead or temples.
Muscle spasms or tightness in the neck or upper back.
Discomfort in the neck can make everyday activities like sleeping, difficult or uncomfortable
Numbness, tingling or weakness in the arms or hands can be caused by neck issues.
Swelling or tenderness in the neck or surrounding areas.
If you are experiencing neck pain, contact us at Anesis Spine and Pain Care with locations in Everett, Renton, Tacoma, Olympia, and Spokane. Our doctors specializing in neck pain and spine pain care can help determine the underlying cause and recommend an appropriate treatment.
RENTON AND OLYMPIA CLINIC
ABOUT: Dr. Burkey was raised outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Williams College and Georgetown University Medical School. During medical school, Dr. Burkey was awarded a two-year fellowship by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute to conduct laboratory research on the neuroscientific mechanisms of pain. Adam completed his medical internship in New York City at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, followed by a three-year residency in Neurology at Washington University in St. Louis. Dr. Burkey then returned to Philadelphia where he pursued a fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Burkey simultaneously obtained a master’s degree in Epidemiology, measuring pain and neuropathy in cancer patients.
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ABOUT: Dr. Harstroem earned her Doctor of Medicine degree at the Medical University of Lublin, where she graduated with the Highest Achievement Award. During her clinical training, she received Honors with Distinction degrees as an exchange student at Harvard Medical School, MA, as well as during her time at Cornell University-affiliated hospitals in NYC. After medical school, Dr. Harstroem completed her internship and anesthesiology residency at Wake Forest University, NC, where she trained and conducted research with some of the leaders and world-renowned pioneers in the field of pain medicine and neuromodulation. This inspired her to further specialize within this developing field, and she subsequently completed a fellowship in Interventional Pain Management at Virginia Mason Hospital in Seattle. She is a member of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, North American Neuromodulation Society, Spine Intervention Society, American Interventional Headache Society, as well as the American Society of Anesthesiologists.