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Neck & Shoulder Pain

Neck and shoulder pain commonly occurs together but can occur singly as well.

Neck & Shoulder pain


What causes neck pain?

The most common causes of neck pain are:

  • -Poor posture
  • -Muscle strain
  • -Arthritis
  • -Trauma

There can be a more serious reason for your neck pain so you should consult a doctor immediately if the pain is accompanied by.

  • -Numbness
  • -Loss or strength in your arms or hands
  • -Shooting pain in the shoulder or down one arm

What causes shoulder pain?

The most common causes of shoulder pain are:

  • -Strain from over exertion
  • -Frozen shoulder
  • -Pinched Nerves
  • -Tendonitis
Neck and shoulder pain

Neck & shoulder pain symptoms

  • -A small knot where the pain is being experienced
  • -Stiffness
  • -Pain in the area
  • -Headaches may be experienced
  • -Limited movement

Neck & shoulder pain treatment

  • -Heat packs are an excellent way to help alleviate the pain. It is recommended to apply for 15 – 20 minutes every two or three hours a day.
  • -Trigger point massage, especially in the case of shoulder pain is an excellent way to massage out the knots.
  • An orthopaedic pillow can help with neck pain.
  • Headaches may be experienced
  • Exercises recommended by a physiotherapist can also help with neck and shoulder pain
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