Statistics show that neck pain affects up to 40% of the Australian population, particularly office workers.
Neck pain can be felt locally, but can also cause headaches, shoulder and pain down the arm. The majority of neck pain in the general population is caused by overloading combined with poor postures, but can also be caused by traumatic accident such as car accidents. Neck pain can have can be very frustrating and have significant impact on your quality of life, but it can be managed and resolved. Physiotherapy marries a combination of different techniques to alleviate neck pain and we also provide long term management strategies to keep the pain away. Such techniques include: Joint mobilisations Massage Dry needling Traction Neural mobilisation Muscle stretching Electrotherapy Stretching, stretch and stability exercise programs Education in activity modification, load management & posture