Neck Pain Relief
What is Neck Pain Relief?
The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 highlighted the global burden of neck pain. It can
affect your everyday life and activities significantly. Stop aimlessly Googling your symptoms and find relief individualized to your needs. With people working at a computer for many hours
during the day, neck pain is becoming more prevalent and physical therapy can help
Where Does Neck Pain Come From?
Neck pain can come from a variety of sources, including poor posture from using personal
electronic devices (smartphones). With so many hours of looking down at our devices, overtime,
it can exert strain on the muscles that elevate the head. This strain outweighs the capacity of
these muscles and leads to pain and potentially headaches. Your skilled physical therapist can
give you individualized exercises to help increase the capacity of these muscles. In addition, they can offer tips and suggestions to help your posture, and formulate an individualized treatment plan. Make an
appointment with our trained physical therapists today!
How Can Physical Therapy Help Your Neck Pain?
First, our skilled clinicians will ask you questions about your symptoms and goals.
We’ll review any materials sent by your doctor (MD notes, X-rays, MRIs etc.,) and incorporate
them into your care. Secondly, they will look at how you move, your strength, your
range of motion, and numerous other factors to formulate a shared plan of care. Lastly, treatment may
consist of soft tissue massage, education , myofascial release, strengthening exercises,
stretching exercises, and electrical stimulation.
What Conditions Cause Neck Pain?
Neck pain can vary in symptoms from constant, dull, achy pain to sharp stabbing pains that
come on suddenly. In addition, you may experience numbness and tingling into the upper arms,
headaches, loss of sleep, arm weakness, and stiffness and tightness. Certain conditions can cause neck pain including arthritis, nerve compression causing radiculopathy, joint degeneration (osteoarthritis),
What Makes Agile Different In Treating Your Neck Pain?
At Agile, we take a multifactorial approach to pain management. Shared decision making and
evidence-based medicine are the pillars of our treatments. We get you active as soon as
possible within the limitations of your injury. There are exercises you can do TODAY to help
decrease your current pain. Make an appointment with an Agile physical therapist today!