Got a real pain in the neck? We can help.

Need a Neck Physiotherapist Melbourne? MCAP physiotherapists are skilled in the treatment neck & back pain. In fact, it’s one of the most common conditions we see. Whether you’re an office worker, a student or if you’re an athlete, you’ve likely experienced neck or back pain before. Fortunately, there are many ways to treat it!

Common causes of neck pain can include:

  • Spending a lot of time in one position – for example, looking at a computer
  • Weakness through the muscles in the back of the neck or the upper back
  • Lack of sleep
  • Wry neck after sleeping in a strange position
  • Stress
  • Headaches

Less common causes of neck pain can include:

  • Whiplash from a car accident
  • Concussion
  • Osteoarthritis
  • A pinched nerve, which may cause pins & needles, numbness or weakness to travel into the arm
  • Disc bulge in the cervical spine
  • Sleeping without a pillow

At MCAP, we use evidence-based treatments to treat your neck pain. Some strategies we include to treat your neck pain include:

  • Exercises specific to your type of neck pain, sports, hobbies and interests
  • Manual therapy
  • Dry needling
  • Eye-tracking training using laser (usually for whiplash / concussion patients)

It is important to note that while manual therapy can be helpful to reduce the symptoms of your neck pain, it does not always get to the cause of your pain. Therefore, our MCAP physiotherapists always ensure to find the cause of your pain. After all, you want to prevent the same thing from happening all over again!

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