Neck Pain

Preventing Forward Head Posture | Neck Strength

Sitting or standing upright, with the torso stacked above the pelvis, slide the head backwards, to bring the head back over the torso…

Seated Stretches For Desk Workers

Long periods of sitting typically causes pain and discomfort in the neck, shoulders and lower back. These are not the only areas to cause pain; headaches, tingling in the fingers, tennis elbow, hip pain as well as a host of other symptoms can be really quite common in desk workers…

Myotherapy for Injuries

Myotherapy is a type of physical therapy that is used to provide relief and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. It offers a tailored and affordable approach to resolve musculoskeletal pain. Myotherapy treats different types of disorders which can be both musculoskeletal as well as myofascial. So, what are the types of injuries we can treat with

Wry Neck Treatment and Maintenance | A Few Tips

What is Wry Neck? People who sit at a desk or in front of a computer for most of their day often experience stiffness in their neck. According to the latest stats, around 20% of adults will experience neck pain at some point in their lives. In many cases, all that’s needed is some stretching,

What Are Knots?

Muscle knots aka myofascial trigger points (MTPs) are painful small bundles of muscle fibres within a muscle that are unable to properly release and instead remain tight. Simply put, these are actually layers of connective tissues that get stuck together and stop gliding. There is quite a bit of confusion as to what causes knots

Scalenes Stretch

We absolutely encourage gentle stretches of the neck in order to relieve pain and feelings of tightness in the neck…

Sternocleidomastoid | Neck Stretch

Gently stretching the muscles surrounding the cervical spine (our neck) can help to improve our posture.

Self Massage For Office Workers

Have you ever complained that work is literally a pain in the neck?! Many office workers report feelings of stiffness, soreness, tightness, pain and restriction, particularly in their neck, back, shoulders and hips. Why is that and what causes it? There are of course many reasons which vary from person to person. We have outlined

What Is Wry Neck And How Is It Treated?

The neck is an extremely important part of the human anatomy as it performs the tough job of holding up the head, weighing in at around 4.5-5kg’s. The muscles and surrounding bones of the neck provide additional support to the head and allow it to move freely. The neck is also the most mobile part

What’s The Difference Between Acute And Chronic Pain?

Pain is an uncomfortable, unpleasant sensation generally indicating injury or an issue with the body. It involves a complex interaction between nerves, spinal cord, and the brain. Unfortunately, pain is part of life. We all experience some kind of pain in our daily lives, even if we don’t have any medical condition. ¬†How we experience

Levator Scapulae Stretch | Excellent Neck Stretch For Computer Workers

This Levator Scapulae Stretch can be used daily to maintain flexibility in the neck.

Myotherapy For Neck Pain Treatment | Melbourne Natural Therapies

Myotherapy For Neck Pain The neck and cervical spine is the most mobile part of our body, as a result it is very susceptible to injury, especially when put under excessive strain or repetitive use. Neck pain is one of the most common problems faced by our modern population and there are many reasons behind

Neck Pain Treatment Melbourne

neck pain treatment melbourneThe neck is a very mobile and complex part of you body. The neck is made up of bones, joints, nerves, muscles, tendons and ligaments. The necks primary role is to hold and move your head, considering you head weighs in at around 5kgs, the neck has a fair job to do. The neck also carries the spinal cord from the brain to the body, and transports blood to and from the head. The neck is pretty important!!

If you are experiencing neck pain you can try a number of self management options.

  • The worst thing to do with neck pain is stop. Keep up your activities so the muscles are being move and blood flow is maintained.
  • Put a heat pack on your neck at night for 15-20 minutes.
  • Have a hot shower or a warm bath.
  • Gentle shoulder rolls and neck movement often during the day.
  • Remedial massage.
  • Pain Relief.
  • Try not to look down at books, tablets, phones and computers.
  •  Try yoga or Pilates to improve your posture.

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