Back and Neck

Back and neck pain are the two most common complaints treated by our practitioners.

Treatment of back and neck pain consists of first reducing pain to increase function, and then rehabilitation to prevent future injury.

Does this Sound Familiar?

“Brad is sick and tired (literally) of waking with a stiff neck and a sore back. It used to only take a bit of a stretch to get him going, but these days the discomfort of his neck and back is sometimes lasting the entire day. A work colleague mentioned that it could be his bed – but where on earth do you start with beds? The last thing Brad wants to deal with is a young buck salesperson who is more interested in making targets than Brad’s welfare.

“Lately I’ve even had to avoid picking up the grandkids…yet I’m only 58 – this shouldn’t be happening yet”

The Approach

Some aspects that our Osteopaths will consider and treat include:

  • Assessment, diagnosis and treatment of neck and back pain – particularly pain which is travelling down the arms or into the hip and leg regions, stress, posture
  • Frequency of headaches
  • Muscular tension and stress
  • Circulation
  • Joint restriction – range of motion
  • Postural advice
  • Preventative measures for the future
Some aspects that our Massage Therapist will consider include:

  • Posture
  • Postural advice
  • Postural-related stress and strain
  • Muscular tension
  • Frequency of headahces
Some aspects that our Exercise Physiologist and Clinical Pilates instructor will consider include:

  • Tension headaches
  • Poor posture and upper body stability
  • Work related pain (i.e. individuals with desk jobs, laborers, nurses etc)
  • Chronic muscular pain, stiffness and tension
  • Poor core strength
  • Chronic neck or back pain
  • Sciatica or other nerve pain
  • Disc bulges, arthritis, facet degeneration, post-surgeryetc
  • Reduced strength and range of motion
  • Sport related injuries.

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