There’s a reason the phrase “pain in the neck” has become one of the most often-uttered complaints in the English language, and it goes way beyond its usage as a source of annoyance or a nuisance. The neck seems to be the repository of pain arising from both physical and emotional stress. So many everyday tasks, from lifting a young child, to sitting in front of a computer for hours at a time, weigh on the muscles in and around the neck area. Even when we’re relaxing, our neck is hard at work supporting our heads, which weigh an average of 11 pounds.
If you’re suffering from chronic neck pain, our licensed, certified physical therapist at Nevada Rehabilitation Centers can provide relief and create a plan to keep the pain from returning — without the need to rely on medication. Our experienced team has successfully relieved patients of many ages of this troublesome condition, using natural treatments and the body’s own power to heal itself.
Our physical therapist works with each patient’s doctor to get a full picture of their medical history, then performs a comprehensive assessment to pinpoint where the discomfort is originating. The neck may be the last stop for an imbalance that’s starting in your shoulders, back, or overall posture. We’ll use traditional methods like therapeutic massage and modern techniques like ultrasound to relieve your pain, then begin a gentle regimen of stretching to engage muscles and joints that may not be doing their job to shoulder the burden that’s falling upon your neck. We’ll gradually strengthen those supporting muscles, carefully measuring your progress and adjusting as necessary. These customized exercises will be yours to keep when you’ve completed our treatment sessions.
If you’ve been putting up with chronic neck pain, let the hands-on care of our Nevada Rehabilitation Centers provide long-term relief, without potentially harmful medication. Please contact us today for an appointment!
By Nevada Rehabilitation Centers
August 30, 2022