Chiropractors use spinal adjustments to take the pressure off areas of stress and discomfort, utilise massage therapy to reduce tension in the muscles surrounding the neck
Neck pain can be very debilitating, making it hard to turn your head and even get up in the morning. Some of the causes of neck pain can be: sleeping at a funny angle, twisting too quickly and wrenching the neck, traumas and falls.
Neck pain is very common particularly amongst the middle-aged population. Similar to back pain there is usually no specific trauma but a collective build up of bad habits over time. Sitting at a desk will cause the neck to degenerate faster than normal, using tablets and phones too much is now a real problem and we are seeing more kids with neck problems.
Following a thorough orthopaedic and neurological exam and x-rays (if clinically required), common diagnoses we see are forward head carriage, disc prolapse, osteoarthritis, torticollis or trapped nerve.
After a diagnosis is made we will invite you back in to look at your results and explain what is causing the neck pain, the plan of treatment, and prevent re-occurence in the future by adapting bad habits.