We all have experienced neck pain, it was short lied from making a wrong turn or lasting longer than planned due to an accident. Neck pain is one of the top three pains that can become a long term problem if not addressed early on. Neck pain can affect anyone. There is no race, age, or gender that is significantly affected the most. A study was conducted where 512 office workers filled out a survey over a course of the year and by the end of the study over 45% reported neck pain.
Due to this high volume of individuals who currently suffer from neck pain, Total Body Therapy and Wellness is hosting a FREE Workshop on Neck Pain and Headaches on April 27th, 2017 at 6 pm. The workshop will discuss how you can treat your neck pain and headaches without expensive treatments like medication, injections, or surgeries. Come out to our workshop to learn more about your neck pain or headaches and how to get stop the pain!
Chronic neck pain is having consistent neck pain for more than 3 months and it can be harder to treat if put on the back burner. That is why if you encountered an injury at work or home or have been having consistent neck pains, it is important to see your doctor.
Migraines can also be a chronic condition and can be debilitating. Migraines and headaches are easily mistaken as they have similar characteristics. According to the Mayo Clinic, a migraine is a type of headache that is more severe in pain and disabling. Migraines usually happen on one side of the head and are followed by sensitivity to light or sound, nausea/vomiting, dizziness, which can last for days and be disabling. While a headache is a general description of head pain, there are different kinds of headaches that are classified depending on the cause.
Physical therapy can help with both conditions with therapeutic exercises, massage, traction, electrical muscular stimulation, and working on a home exercise program. Studies have shown including, Effectiveness of Physical Therapy with Tension-type Headache: Literature Review, that going to physical therapy for neck pain and migraines can help reduce pain and muscle tension while improving neck stability and flexibility.
Don’t suffer with your neck pain and headaches any more! Come to our Neck Pain and Headache workshop to learn how you can eliminate your pain! RSVP at (910) 893-2850!
- Canie, B, Danneels L, Van Tiggelen D, De Loose V, Cambier D. (2006). Individual and work related risk factors for neck pain among office workers: a cross sectional stdy. Eur Spine, 6(5), pp. 679-86.
- Chronic Neck Pain
- Overview: Mayo Clinic Staff Print
- Headache. Mayo Clinic Staff Print
- Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in Patients with Tension-type Headache: Literature Review.