Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Neck pain has become a very common condition since the advent of smart phones & people working long hours at a desk on a computer.

The neck has a complex structure & neck pain is one of the symptoms of cervical spine dysfunction. Other symptoms of this condition include:

  • Headaches
  • Pain radiating into the shoulder, arm, hand, or in between the shoulder blades
  • Numbness or tingling in the arm and hand
  • Decreased range of motion in the neck and shoulders
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness

 What are the most common causes of neck pain?

  • Stress
  • Prolonged postures: e.g. using a computer or falling asleep in an awkward position, holding a child
  • Motor vehicle accidents & whiplash
  • Pinched nerves
  • Injuries to intervertebral discs
  • Wry Neck
  • Degeneration
  • Abnormalities in the muscle, bone, nervous, or circulatory structure of the neck
  • Concussion

Can a physiotherapist, chiropractor or a massage therapist help with neck pain?

Our team of practitioners can do an assessment & determine the root cause of your pain. Once that is established, a treatment plan is devised to best help you recover & prevent it from happening again.

Treatments can include:

  • Mobilisation or manipulation of the joints.
  • Exercise prescription
  • Postural correction & education
  • Soft-tissue release
  • Acupuncture
  • Massage therapy
  • Recommendations for a better pillow

If you are experiencing neck pain, book an appointment with one of our experienced practitioners.

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