Neck injuries can be caused by damage done to the muscles, ligaments, nerves, bones or joints. Please feel free to follow the links below for articles explaining the different types of structures in the neck and the injuries related to them. We’ve also included tips on how to tend to your injury at home!
Most injuries don’t happen in isolation. In most cases there are two or three structures at the root of the patients problem area. To illustrate an example: If you are suffering from whiplash, we expect 3 ligaments to be sprained, clear injuries to 4 muscles, as well as 6 tendon injuries.
When diagnosing patient problems, we determine the main area that has been damaged and focus our treatment on that. The general progression of problems stem from these underlying structures (generally in this order): 1) Nerves 2) Bones 3) Joints 4) Discs 5) Ligaments 6) Tendons 7) Muscles