Treating Neck Pain at Osteopathie Bern
Neck pain is a very common presentation at osteopathic practices. Most often, neck pain is considered to be „non-specific“ , meaning that there is no underlying physical illnesses as the cause.
Did you know that every second person suffers from neck pain at least once during their lifetime?
What is Neck Pain?
Neck pain is characterised by discomfort of the neck region and its surrounding structures including ligaments, tendons and muscles. It can present as sharp local pain but also as a vague dull ache.
Neck pain can come on suddenly during specific movements or slowly over time.
Neck pain can also cause radiations down the arms, headaches or dizziness.
Some common causes of Neck Pain
- Muscle or ligament strain
- Disc issues
- Overload of the joints
- Whiplash injuries
- Repetitive movements/positions
- Psychological factors such as stress
How Osteopathie Bern helps Neck Pain
Our aim is to get you to your back to your daily activities as soon as possible.
Techniques we apply aim to improve local mobility, circulation and decreasing tensions of surrounding tissues to decrease load on the affected area.
We will also give you a better understanding of your symptoms and provide advice for daily activities so you have tools to avoid reoccurence.
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