Cervical/ Neck

Causes of neck pain may include:

  • Arthritis
  • Muscle strain or spasm
  • Postural dysfunction or problems
  • Spinal or disc changes
  • Athletic injury
  • Falls or accidents
  • Whiplash

Treatments may include:

  • Hot or cold packs
  • Electrical Stimulation
  • Manual Work such as trigger point work, myofascial release, mobilization or manual traction
  • Dry needling
  • Exercises to strengthen the neck and upper body
  • Pain education
  • Stress reduction strategies such as diaphragmatic breathing
  • Aerobic activity
  • Taping for postural support
  • Ergonomic strategies for activities such as computer work, school or home activities
  • Postural Strengthening