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Ben Shamoiel, DC

Chiropractor located in Los Angeles, CA

Neck Pain Specialist

Ben Shamoiel is a board-certified chiropractor who serves the Los Angeles, California area. His practice is called The LA Chiropractor and he provides comprehensive chiropractic care. He treats neck pain, low back pain, and general back pain in addition to sports injuries, injuries from automobile accidents, and chronic headaches.

Neck Pain Q & A

Is adjustment of the neck the only way to help with a stiff neck?

Dr. Shamoiel uses a variety of treatments on the cervical spine and the muscles associated with those vertebrae. Treatment options include nerve alignment using a gentle pressure. It may also include massage so that muscles relax and allow the bones to go back into alignment. Physical manipulation is also an option, but it is not the only way to treat neck pain. When vertebrae are out of alignment their realignment can occur using pressure. Dr. Shamoiel always begins with a thorough diagnosis and explains to patients all of the options available to them. By doing so, he reduces patient stress while allowing them to participate in their own care.

Can neck pain be caused by sitting for too long?

Yes. Some forms of neck pain can be attributed to poor posture and to sitting for long periods of time. That is mostly true when the head is forward and the eyes are facing down. Ergonomics is a proactive way to help prevent neck pain from occurring. Posture training is also a proactive way to reduce the strain on your neck so that there are fewer painful episodes.

What are the causes of neck pain?

Neck pain occurs because of nerve pressure or injury, muscle tension, trigger points, stress, poor posture, whiplash injuries, and injuries associated with automobile accidents. Sometimes the cause is a direct result of a single incident such as a car accident. At other times, neck pain might result from many different issues, such as poor posture and stress. Because of the wide array of potential causes, Dr. Shamoiel starts with a thorough diagnosis which includes a lifestyle assessment. Dr. Shamoiel believes that by treating all of the causes of health-related issues, such as a sore neck, that patients live a higher quality of life than when only the symptoms are treated.

Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At The LA Chiropractor, we do all the paperwork for you, and we work with most insurance carriers that have chiropractic benefits. We specialize in helping people involved in accidents and work with their medical or auto insurance. If you have any questions regarding insurance, please contact our office. We also offer a free insurance verification check.

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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "Dr. Ben is more than a great Chiropractor, he's positive, health conscious friend who cares about people and the community!"

    Brian P.
  • Yelp

    "I've been to 5 or 6 different chiropractors over the last 10 years or so for chronic neck and back issues. Dr. Ben is by far the best."

    Redetha D.
  • Yelp

    "Dr. Ben has a tranquil sounding voice which puts you at ease, as he goes to work on turning back the clock on your body's functionality."

    Sam R.
  • Yelp

    "After one year visiting this AMAZING chiropractor every week, I can truly say my pain is gone, and he was able to get my neck curve back to where it supposed to be."

    Lulu F.
Location
The LA Chiropractor
2080 Century Park East, Suite 503
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-728-4014
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Ben Shamoiel, DC
2080 Century Park East
Suite 503
Los Angeles, CA 90067