Neck Pain

Most neck pain is caused by a joint or muscle problem, and physical therapy includes a variety of techniques that can help.

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Physical Therapy for Neck Pain

Neck pain is a very common experience and can be attributed to a number of conditions. It can result in a loss of neck motion and can limit participation in normal activities. Most neck pain is caused by a joint or muscle problem, not serious disease. Neck pain can be a result of an injury such as a motor vehicle accident, fall or sports injury but can also be a result of poor postures and improper movements during daily activities. Early referral to physical therapy has been shown to result in better outcomes and results in less expensive overall cost of care.

 

Symptoms of Neck Pain

Symptoms of neck pain may include:

  • Pain in the neck, head, shoulders, or arms
  • Numbness and tingling in the arms
  • Neck Tightness
  • Muscle spasms

 

Common diagnoses of neck pain that respond to physical therapy include:

  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Degenerative joint disease
  • Bulging or herniated discs
  • Cervical stenosis
  • Spondylosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Muscle strain
  • Fractures
  • Muscle weakness
  • Whiplash associated disorder

How We Treat

A physical therapist will complete a comprehensive evaluation aimed at determining the underlying cause of your neck pain and will create a customized program to address your needs. Services for neck pain may include:

 

 

*Services are not available at all locations. Call or click the location page near you for that center’s services.

Active Release Technique

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Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization

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Dry Needling

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Manual Therapy

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McKenzie Method

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Orthopedic Physical Therapy

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What to Expect

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When to Arrive

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When to Arrive

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When to Arrive

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