Neck Pain Treatments
Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in the management of neck pain using evidence based practice which includes diagnosis, prognosis, intervention and assessment of outcome for musculoskeletal disorders related to neck pain.
Physiotherapists For Neck Pain
Physiotherapists use mobilisation techniques which have been shown to reduce symptoms in patients with neck pain and headaches. Physiotherapists will also prescribe specific exercises that improve coordination, strength and endurance of cervical musculature.
More often physiotherapists will combine mobilisation and exercise program to maximise treatment benefits to patients with neck pain.
Physiotherapists apply accurate dry needling techniques to effectively reduce muscle tension, pain, and restore neck mobility.
Physiotherapy management of neck pain also involves postural correction , appropriate stretching and strengthening exercises, ergonomic assessment and advice to reduce recurrent neck pain and stiffness.
Shockwave Therapy For Neck Pain
Shockwave Therapy (or Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy ESWT) can be effective treatment with minimum or no side effects to release trigger points in neck muscles which contribute or reinforce neck pain and stiffness.