Head and Neck Problems

General Information

Your neck allows for a large range of motion and is therefore susceptible to injuries and disorders. Head and neck pain is becoming increasingly commonplace and poor posture is frequently the culprit. Hours spent at your computer with your head forward increases the strain on your neck and back muscles. Stress also causes the muscles in the neck to tighten frequently causing headaches.

 

Common Symptoms

  1. Headaches
  2. Cervical Sprain/Strain
  3. Whiplash
  4. Herniated Disc
  5. Postural Misalignment
  6. Cervical Osteoarthritis

 

Rehabilitation

Our therapists will evaluate your pain, range of motion, strength and posture. Our program consists of pain relieving modalities, exercises, postural re-training, massage and manual techniques. Postural strengthening exercises with help to decrease the strain on your muscles. Education is provided for proper ergonomic alignment when sitting at your desk or performing other work activities to improve your healing time and decrease your chance of re-injury. Advantage PT can help you get back to your life pain free.