Physio for head and neck Highett

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Physio for head and neck Highett2020-07-28T03:15:40+00:00

Physio for head and neck


Did you know that one in five Australians suffers from some sort of head or neck pain?

From stiffness in your neck, an inability to move your head freely or recurring headaches, head and neck pains are some of the most common musculoskeletal problems in the developed world. It is highly likely that you will experience some sort of neck or head issue at some stage of your life.

What causes head or neck pain?

These pains can be caused by a range of different factors, from the simple and straightforward all the way to underlying issues. Physiotherapists like Physio AUS’ Physio for head and neck use comprehensive assessment methods to understand the cause of your pain and create effective and tailored treatments for your unique problem.

Neck pain can be caused by damage to the discs in your spine, tendons, muscles or joints. One of the most common problems is simple overuse, while other causes of head and neck pain include:

  • Poor posture

  • Arthritis

  • Neck injury

  • Sleeping in an awkward position

  • Prolonged usage of a desktop or laptop computer

  • General wear and tear/aging

  • Meningitis

Neck pain can also be linked to head pain. Neck headaches (or cervicogenic headaches) are a type of secondary headache (a headache caused by external conditions or factors) resulting from problems in your neck. Dysfunction in your upper neck can send pain signals up to your head, which are interpreted by your brain as a headache.

How do we treat head and neck pain?

The good news is that by resolving the issues with your neck, you can resolve your neck headaches as well!

The most effective treatment for neck – and by extension, head – pain is a multipronged approach that utilises a combination of gentle exercises and postural and ergonomic correction strategies.

For an accurate diagnosis and a solution that effectively solves your head and neck pain, book a consultation with the Physio AUS team.

Physio Treatment for Head and Neck Pain
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