Neck pain, along with lower back pain, are the number one musculoskeletal condition people consult their GP for treatment.
If you have neck pain as the result of an injury, then it’s important to be seen by a health professional. Most episodes will have no obvious cause and can be the result of multiple factors, including stress, workload and lifestyle.
Although neck pain is rarely the result of serious pathology, an episode can understandably be worrying.
Neck pain affects people of all ages and can be cause by a variety of factors such as poor posture, long use of mobile phones and laptops, sitting at a desk all day or remaining in one position for a fixed time (such as driving for prolonged periods).
Muscles in the neck can become strained or hypertonic causing restriction in range of movement. This can also result in irritation of cervical nerves in your neck creating a sharp pain. Often this pain can refer symptoms of pain or altered sensation into the head, shoulder or hand. Patients with neck pain
Stress, lifestyle and incorrect sleep can also contribute to neck pain, additionally, osteoarthritis can also cause muscular pain, reduced range of movement and stiffness due to degeneration.
OsteoVision can help alleviate your neck pain through manipulation, massage and other muscular skeletal techniques designed to release restricted facets in the neck and improve muscular stability.
OsteoVision works closely with a team of highly respected and specialised muscular skeletal (MSK) experts, which include pain specialists, orthopaedic surgeons, rheumatologists, medicines review specialists, specialist MSK physiotherapists, acupuncturists, cognitive behavioural specialists as well as occupational health specialists who provide complete care across the range of MSK conditions and complexity / severity of disease. The orthopaedic surgeons and pain specialists we work with only perform interventions and surgical procedures once they are confident that all appropriate osteopathy and physiotherapy interventions have been optimised. Generally, patients benefit from physiotherapy or osteopathy after surgery to optimally mobilise the joint and strengthen their muscles.