Neck pain is commonly associated with pins and needles is the arm or hand, pain and stiffness when move your head, restricted shoulder movements and often can be a cause of headaches. It can be caused by a number or different issue with the upper back and neck muscles, injury to a ligament, degenerative spine and facet joints or a herniated disc. Prolonged sitting or poor postural habits at work can cause neck pain.
In addition, increasingly people will present with neck pain due to a condition called INeck which is caused by people spending too much time looking at their phones which put pressure of the muscles around the neck area resulting in neck pain. Road Traffic Accidents can result in cervical spine muscle spam and injury to ligament which will cause neck pain..
At DC Physiotherapy Lucan/Clondalkin we are well experienced assessing and diagnosing the source of neck problems. Our Chartered Physiotherapist will work with you to help reduce pain and improve movement around the cervical spine. Our neck pain treatment may include deep tissue massage, dry needling trigger point therapy, spinal mobilisation or manipulation and home exercise prescription.
How can injury occur?
Injury can be occured from a fall or incorrect lifting of objects. Muscle or Joint pain at times comes on as a result of poor posture, poor sleeping position or perhaps leisure or sport. The implication of poor posture is that it results in muscles and ligaments cumulative strain or over working, which makes small movement a pain trigger. Whatever triggered your neck or back pain, poor posture is a big factor and you need to improve on your posture to aid your recovery process. Spinal discs may be injured, which may pressurize the root of the nerves and as well cause severe arm or leg pain. Numbness, pins and needles, muscle weakness are associated with this nerve pain.
At DC Physiotherapy Clondalin we will examine and assess your pain in order to identify the problem which will enable us to proffer the best treatment. RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) may be as a result of neck strain. There are some specific occupations that require long repetition of minor movements. Example of this is using the mouse or keyboard of a computer. Poor back and as well neck posture may lead to less effective work position which can aggravate the risk of having RSI. At DC Physiotherapy Clondalkin we will advise best practice to improving your posture at your place of work, when watching TV, driving, using your mobile device or working on your computer can help to prevent recurrence.
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