BACK & NECK PAIN
Back and neck pain can range from an ache, a strain or discomfort, to a spasm and sharp pain sometimes with or without nerve pain. In most cases, pain is not caused by anything serious and gets better over time.
Back and neck pain is caused by injury, strained muscles, and unusual sudden changes like heavy lifting or sitting/standing for too long, all of these can bring on back or neck pain as they exceed the body's natural capacity to adapt.
There are many other factors that will have an impact on whether someone experiences pain or not including their beliefs, fears, understanding, lifestyle / social factors and more.
WHAT WE TREAT
Neck, mid back and lower back pain, muscle strain /pull, joint dysfunction, sciatic nerve impingement, neural tightness, pins and needles, numbness. Disc prolapse / bulge, Spinal stenosis, Osteoarthritis.
HOW WE TREAT
Massage, Manipulation or Mobilisation are included in our treatment of neck and back pain.
ADVICE AND EDUCATION
We believe if you understand your diagnosis you will have a positive outlook on the healing process
We support your mental health and offer techniques to help with your pain
PREVENTING BACK & NECK PAIN
Doing regular exercises can keep your lower back strong
Physio based exercises or Pilates / Yoga can help to keep your back mobile
Avoid sitting for long periods at your desk, check your posture and work station is correctly set up for you
Take care when lifting
Being overweight can increase your risk of developing back pain