Neck PainAssessment, Treatment and Recovery
Neck pain Treatment
Neck pain is a common presentation to the clinic and up there with backpain in how it can effect your life at home and work.
Often neck pain is associated with pain also felt into the shoulders and arms and can be related to headaches.
Neck pain and its treatment can be quite complicated
Neck pain and should pain is influenced by:
Lifting and carrying
The pain can be:
Refer to the should and/or the arm
Cervical issues such as posture
This condition is recognised by a protruding chin and rounded shoulders.
•Symptoms can be a burning or aching feeling across the neck and shoulders.
•The cause of this can be maintaining one position for a long period of time.
•Acute Wry Neck Pain
•The condition is very painful, symptoms include a sudden sharp feeling in the neck and limitation of movement.
•It is commonly caused by a sudden quick movement.
•Neck pain as common as it is, can be very complicated to treat due to the vast influences on the body and neck, such as movement (exercise/activity) posture, pathology, accident and traumas.
•Treatment can involve some of the following depending on the findings and causative factors; massage, manipulation, soft tissue work, joint mobilisation exercise for mobility, flexibility and strength. With neck pain there is no one size fits all with an assessment and diagnosis crucial for treatment and management.