Most neck pain comes from an injury to a muscle, ligament or joint. Muscle spasm often occurs as a result of an injury and can cause pain. Common causes of neck pain include: poor sitting posture, prolonged computer work, over-head activities and fatigue.
The pain can be aggravated by poor sitting posture, lying or turning head. Short walks and changing positions through-out the day will speed up recovery.
You can attend for physiotherapy treatment without a GP referral. We will liaise with your GP, especially if we will feel you require any further investigations such as blood tests, X-Ray, MRI or a specialist opinion.
The common causes of the neck pain include:
Symptoms of neck pain may include:
The aim of Physiotherapy is to reduce the symptoms, speed up recovery and prevent recurrence. Physiotherapy treatment may include:
Hands off treatment includes:
Hands on treatment:
Neck pain usually settles within 3-6 weeks with physiotherapy and acupuncture treatment, but on some occasions it may take up to 12 weeks.
For an appointment with Sean or Kiera Book here
Old Dublin Road, Stillorgan, Dublininfo@physioextra.ie
01 2000 555
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