Neck and shoulder pain is a very common problem seen by Chiropractors. Your neck supports your head and can be put under a lot of stress. Neck pain can be l0ng term postural issues or short term injuries including whiplash however most can benefit from chiropractic care.
Often caused by improper posture, stress, bad sleep or a combination of loads on the neck joints. Neck pain can be caused by a build up of continual load on neck joints and then subsequent tightness in the surrounding muscles. If let untreated it can develop into headaches or arm pain.
Core Chiropractic can use hand on treatments including manipulation, mobilisation, ultrasound and acupuncture to relieve joint pain and loosen tight muscles. Some patients may then develop and benefit from exercise therapy to improve neck stability muscles and preventing re-occurrence.