Neck Pain

Neck Pain Physical Therapy

The majority of neck pain specialist we see at Town PT is caused by poor posture, lack of proper function and poor stability that will cause injury to the muscles and ligaments through repetitive over use. Neck pain in is directly correlated to posture, shoulder stability and function, scapular stability and function, core stability and correct shoulder to arm alignment. The common source of neck pain is from an injured or herniated disk. Most neck pain treatment originates from ligamentous strain, muscular strains, nerve compression, pinched nerves and joint problems.
We provide non-surgical alternatives aimed at effectively and safely managing neck pain. Our approach focuses on personalized treatment strategies designed to alleviate discomfort and improve your overall well-being. You will be given a customized treatment plan which will aim to get you back to the level of activity and the lifestyle that you are accustomed to without having to deal with your neck therapy. We will show you how to become pain free, fix the cause, and eliminate your symptoms.

Definition

At Town PT, we specialize in non-surgical options for effectively and safely managing both elbow and neck pain. Neck pain, also known as cervical pain, refers to discomfort or discomfort in the cervical region of the spine. We offer a very specific, individualized, and comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating the exact cause of your neck pain.

Symptoms

Neck pain specialist in will be dependent on the area and structures that have been irritated and influenced causing the brain to fire nociception to specific areas of your neck. Our Physical Therapy believe the neck pain specialist is caused due to a lack of function. Neck pain can be achy, dull, sharp in either local or a widespread area. Pain that radiates, numbness or tingling should be a warning sign requiring immediate medical attention.

Causes

There are many different causes of neck pain. It can be due to a functional or structural disorder, for example muscle spasms, vertebral misalignment, muscle weakness, core instability, arthritis, disk protrusion, disk herniation and many more other issues that the doctors are Physical Therapy will prove to you during the initial examination. Other causes include but are not limited to:

  • Developmental dysfunctions
  • Developmental imbalance with muscles
  • Muscular strains
  • Ligamentous sprains
  • Poor motor control in the cervical and thoracic spine
  • Lack of function and strength with core stability
  • Disk Bulge / Protrusion
  • Not deep breathing system activation or function
  • Trauma
  • TMJ Dysfunction (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder)
  • Stress
  • Improper gym workout routine
  • Poor motor engram functionality
  • Poor posture

Diagnosis

Our physical therapy center, the doctor will begin with a comprehensive medical examination which will address the onset, cause, duration, severity, vectors, establish the meaningful task and functional tasks that cause the neck pain specialist. At this point neck pain specialist will be determined, however diagnostic MRI is required in severe cases.


DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS:

  • Cervical Sprain / Strain
  • Cervical Disk Herniation
  • Degenerative Disease
  • Torticollis
  • Myofasciitis
  • Nerve Impingement (Cervical Radiculopathy)
  • Muscle Spasms
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Whiplash
  • Post Surgical Rehabilitation

Offering the most comprehensive “Neck spasm Treatment

At Town PT we have extensive experience treating neck pain doctor. Based on a functional evaluation we create an individual treatment plan. Treatment options may vary depending on the type and stage of the pain. Treatment will be a combination of manual therapy and physical therapy exercises. We use our expertise in manual medicine and rehabilitation to retrain symmetrical weight bearing and equalize weight shifting to help reduce pressure and decrease hypertonicity in back muscles.

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Town Physical Therapy Locations:

Maywood, NJ | Emerson, NJ | Bergenfield, NJ | Clifton, NJ | Paramus, NJ

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We have a team of highly trained and experienced professionals.

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