The symptoms of neck pain often overlap. Our Physios explain neck muscle pain & stiffness, sharp stabbing neck pain when you turn your head. To find the culprit causing the pain we have to look at the different structures in the neck: Muscle, nerve, joints
Neck muscle spasm is a symptom of either protective guarding or sustained muscle tension, that can fatigue the muscles in your neck. A Neck muscle spasm is usually an underlining cause of something else. Neck pain can be caused by a wide variety of pathology (injury to the tissue) of the different muscle layers in your neck, some more serious than other. Ask your Physio to help you understand why your neck muscles are going haywire.
Neck pain can be due to a Cervical Disc Bulge or Prolapse. A Slipped neck disc cause sharp pain in the neck, shoulder blades, down the arm into the hand or fingers.
A Whiplash injury is a collection of problems that we can expect to find when dealing with a forwards & backwards or sideways jerk of your neck.
Spondylosis refers to the normal degenerative changes caused by aging and posture. That is the “wear and tear” on your neck joints
Wry neck is when your neck joint gets stuck, inflamed and you're unable to turn your neck.
Suffering from a Pinched nerve in your neck? Nerves can become trapped as they run our the spine to your arms. Trapped neck nerves can become pinched between muscles, vertebrae, ligaments, discs and much more. Ask our Physios to help guide you get the pinched nerve free.
Concussion is the most under diagnosed injury on the sportsfield. EVERY Concussion is a brain injury.