Most Common Illness:
- Cervical Strain or Sprain
The result of a stretch injury to the cervical spine’s muscular and ligamentous parts.
- Cervical Radiculopathy
Occurs due to irritation of the cervical nerve roots.
- Cervical Osteoarthritis (Cervical Spondylosis)
Caused by natural wear and tear on the bones, discs, and joints.
- Tension Headaches
Occur when the muscles in the neck and scalp strain or contract.
- Cervical Herniated Disc (Cervical Disc Herniation)
Occurs When the inner component of a disc in the neck ruptures through the outer wall of the disc.
- Forward Head Posture (Tech Neck)
Refers to the position where your head and ears are in front of your body’s vertical midline.
- Cervical Muscle Weakness or Imbalances
A postural dysfunction puts the neck out of the normal balanced alignment.
- Post-Neck Surgery Rehabilitation
Aims to restore muscle strength, joint function, and mobility, while preventing complications.
- Myofascial Pain Syndrome (Trigger Points)
Pressure on sensitive spots in your neck muscles (trigger points) creates discomfort in the muscles.
- Cervicogenic Headaches
Recurring headaches often occur after neck movement.
- Neck Pain
Discomfort in any of the structures in the neck.
- Stiff Neck
When it’s hard to use or move the neck.
- Neck Tenderness
Painful knots might be developed that are sensitive to touch.
- Limited Range of Motion
The inability to move the neck/head within its normal range of motion.
- Neck Muscle Spasms
The sudden tightness and pain in your neck muscles
- Radiating Pain
Pain moves from the neck to the entire area around
The continuous head pain
- Numbness or Tingling
A dull pain felt on the side or back of the neck.
- Swelling or Lump
Swollen nodes that are painful to touch.
When full effort does not lead to a typical muscular contraction or movement.
- Dizziness or Imbalance
The sense that you or your surroundings are spinning or moving.
- Difficulty Turning the Head
A condition that makes it hard or painful to turn your head.
- Pain Management
- Cervical Traction:
- Neuromuscular re-education
- Manual Therapy:
- Stretching and Flexibility Exercises
- Strengthening Exercises
- Posture Training
- Body Mechanics Education:
- Activity Modification
- Functional Training
- Home Exercise Program