Get rid of Stiff Neck Pain with Physical Therapy

Are you experiencing neck pain? Your neck is essential for your physical health. It protects your spinal cord and houses your head’s nerves, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Neck pain , while rarely caused by a severe health problem, can disrupt your daily life and make you unhappy. Neck pain can be debilitating and highly uncomfortable, significantly if it extends from your neck down to your shoulders, making Neck Pain Relief a top priority. Whether your neck pain manifests as difficulty sitting up straight in your office chair or tilting your head down to tie your shoes, physical therapy can help you return to a normal, pain-free function.

At Madden & Gilbert Physical Therapy in Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Dauphin, Shrewsbury, Hershey, and Lancaster, PA, we provide natural neck pain relief to every patient who visits our physical therapy clinic to recover faster. Make an appointment, and we will provide you with a detailed guide about your pain and how we can assist you in recovering with our valuable physical therapy treatments.

Symptoms of Neck Pain

Some people describe their pain as follows:

  • A nagging ache.
  • A stabbing or burning sensation
  • General soreness
  • Radicular pain
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • The trouble with gripping or lifting objects.
  • Neck muscle tension/tightening has increased.

These habits are causing Neck Pain

Neck pain is usually the result of a few bad habits in your daily life. If you have neck pain, pay close attention to these bad habits and try to avoid them.

Poor posture

Strains in the muscles are frequently caused by overuse, such as spending too much time on a computer or smartphone. Neck muscles can be strained by minor activities such as reading books in bed, nerve compression, or lifting heavy objects.

Sleeping in an awkward position

A stiff neck may occur in the morning if the head is held at an incorrect angle or twists incorrectly during the night.

Motions that are repeated

Turning the head repeatedly, such as while dancing or swimming, may overuse the neck’s muscles, tendons, and ligaments.

Bad exercise technique

Whether you’re doing crunches in the gym, riding your bike, lifting weights, or swimming lap after lap, there’s always the risk of straining your neck or working one side while neglecting the other.

Physical Therapy & Neck Pain

Our expert therapist will teach you various exercises to improve your flexibility, strength, stability, and range of motion during the active phase of physical therapy. Your physical therapy program is tailored to your specific needs, taking into account your medical history. Your exercises may not be appropriate for another person suffering from neck pain.

Your initial evaluation with our physical therapist will consist of the therapist gathering information about you and the nature of your problem. After your physical therapist collects the necessary measurements and knowledge, we will work with you to develop a treatment plan for your neck pain.

Say Goodbye to your Neck Pain

Do you have neck pain and can’t seem to find a solution? Not any longer. We provide personalized treatment plans for each patient in Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg, Camp Hill, Dauphin, Shrewsbury, Hershey, and Lancaster, PA. Our physical therapists are ready to take your call; contact us or come directly to our clinic.