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Surrey Hills neck pain

Relieve Neck Pain and Rediscover Comfort with Expert Physiotherapy

Your neck plays a pivotal role in supporting the weight of your head and facilitating a wide range of movements, from turning and tilting to nodding. When neck pain strikes, it can disrupt your daily activities, causing discomfort and affecting your overall well-being.

At Eastside Physio + Co, we understand that neck pain can stem from various factors, including joint degeneration, poor posture, injuries, stress, and underlying medical conditions. Our dedicated team is committed to providing high-quality physiotherapy care to help alleviate your neck pain and restore optimal function.

Understanding Neck Pain!

Neck pain can manifest in different ways, from a dull ache to sharp, stabbing sensations. It may be localized to one area or radiate to the shoulders, arms, or even the head. The neck is a complex structure, consisting of vertebrae, discs, muscles, and ligaments, all working together to support the head's weight and enable movement.

The most common causes of Neck Pain are:

  • Joint degeneration

  • Muscle strain or tension

  • Whiplash injuries

  • Wry neck

  • Disc injury including disc bulge, disc herniation, and disc protrusion

  • Arthritis and stenosis

  • Neck dysfunction

  • Poor posture

  • Pinched nerves

Neck Pain Symptoms

The experience of neck pain can vary widely based on its cause. Some common symptoms include:

  • Stiffness and limited range of motion

  • Muscle tightness or spasms

  • Radiating pain to the shoulder blade, shoulders, or upper back

  • Headaches, often originating from the neck

  • Pain that worsens with movement

  • Numbness or tingling in the arms

  • Associated nausea, vomiting and/or dizziness

Camberwell woman supporting neck with hands

Effective Neck Pain Treatments

At Eastside Physio + Co, we employ a personalized approach to address your neck pain. Our treatments are designed to alleviate pain, improve flexibility, and enhance overall neck function. Our methods may include:

  • Ergonomic advice

  • Relaxation techniques to manage stress-related neck pain

  • Massage and manual therapy

  • Exercise for strength and flexibility

  • Posture correction guidance

  • Specific muscle coordination training

  • Referral to imaging

Neck Pain Frequently Asked Questions

Can stress contribute to neck pain?

Yes, stress can lead to muscle tension and contribute to neck pain. Learning stress management techniques can be beneficial.

How do I know if my neck pain requires professional help?

Persistent or severe neck pain, pain radiating to the head, shoulder blade, or arms, and accompanying symptoms like numbness or tingling warrant professional assessment.

Is neck pain common after a car accident?

Yes, whiplash injuries from car accidents often result in neck pain. Seeking prompt treatment is crucial for recovery.

Why choose Eastside Physio + Co for neck pain treatment?

Our experienced team employs evidence-based practices to provide effective neck pain relief. We focus on addressing the root cause for long-term benefits.

Your Path to a Pain-Free Neck

Don't let neck pain limit your daily life. Whether your neck pain is the result of a recent injury or a persistent issue, Eastside Physio + Co is here to help. Serving the East Melbourne community, including Surrey Hills, Ashwood, Ashburton, Auburn, Balwyn, Blackburn, Box Hill, Burwood, Camberwell, Canterbury, Doncaster and Hawthorn.

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