Neck pain is a common condition that can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor posture, muscle strain, injury, or underlying medical conditions. OrthoRehab Physical therapy provides a non-invasive, conservative treatment approach that can greatly help alleviate neck pain, improve overall function, mobility and quality of life. Our therapists work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and goals.
Treatments for Neck Pain:
- Exercise: To improve muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance your therapist may recommend exercises that target the neck and shoulder muscles.
- Manual Therapy: This involves hands-on techniques such as targeted massage, mobilization, and manipulation to help reduce pain and improve mobility.
- Modalities: These are treatments such as heat, ice, ultrasound, or electrical stimulation that can help reduce pain and inflammation.
- Patient Education: Our Physical Therapists will educate you on proper posture, body mechanics, and ergonomics to help prevent future injury and pain.
Benefits of Physical Therapy for Neck Pain
Physical Therapy can offer several benefits for patients with neck pain, including:
- Pain Relief: Physical therapy can help alleviate neck pain by reducing inflammation, improving circulation, and promoting healing.
- Improved Function and Mobility: By addressing underlying musculoskeletal imbalances and weaknesses, Physical Therapy can help improve movement and function.
- Reduced Need for Medication: Physical Therapy may reduce the need for medication, including opioids, for pain relief.
- Prevention of Future Injury: By addressing the root causes of neck pain, Physical Therapy can help prevent future episodes of pain and injury.
The length of your physical therapy treatment will depend on the severity of your condition, your response to treatment, and your individual goals. Some patients may require only a few sessions, while others may need several weeks or months of treatment.
OrthoRehab Physical Therapy provides a safe and effective treatment approach for neck pain that can help improve function, reduce pain, and prevent disability. By working with a Physical Therapist, you can receive personalized care that addresses your specific needs and goals. If you are experiencing neck pain, please give OrthoRehab a call today.