Neck pain is becoming increasingly common in today’s society. There are a number of factors that can contribute to neck pain, the most common relate to posture and muscular tightness.

It is a normal habit that as we grow more tired throughout the day, especially seated in a sustained position, our shoulders start to round and head is held in a more forward position. This head forward posture places more strain through the neck muscles and a greater force is required to keep the head up.

If sustained day after day this can lead to Chronic Neck Pain and a range of other issues including:

 

Our Myotherapists are trained to assess all of the above neck pathologies and will put together an individualised treatment to help you manage your pain. Part of this treatment will involve advice on how you can maintain a better posture and stay pain free.

Depending on your presentation treatment may also include a combination of the following techniques:

  • Soft and Deep Tissue Massage
  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Myofascial Dry Needling
  • Stretching
  • TENS
  • Hot and Cold Therapies
  • Postural and Corrective Exercises

 

Neck Pain does not have to take over your life, the right treatment and management plan can make a world of difference. If you’re suffering from Neck Pain or know someone who is, call Essential Health on 9663 5134 to book an appointment today or to further discuss how Myotherapy will benefit you.