Conditions – Neck Pain

Are you experiencing neck pain? Is it affecting your ability to do the activities that you enjoy? Neck pain can be debilitating and significantly reduce your quality of life. Physiotherapy can help to reduce your pain and improve your mobility, so you can get back to doing the things you love.

At Purpose Physiotherapy, we are experienced in treating the following neck conditions:

  • Stiff/wry neck
  • Postural pain
  • Headaches & Dizziness
  • Nerve pain
  • Arthritis
  • Facet joint pain
  • Degeneration Disc problems
  • Postsurgery rehab

At our clinics in Thirroul and Woonona, Purpose Physiotherapy has a team of experienced physiotherapists and exercise physiologists that are experienced in treating neck pain. Our approach to helping you overcome your neck pain is as follows:

  1. Comprehensive assessment to determine both the diagnosis and the root causes (we may use imaging/scans where necessary).
  2. Tests and measurements to ensure we monitor progress and improvements.
  3. Holistic view of your entire body, including posture, alignment, mobility, strength, sleep, stress, nutrition and your nervous system.
  4. Treatment plan that relieves pain and targets the root causes, including massage, joint manipulation, dry-needling, exercise programs (core strength, Pilates and movement retraining) and education. This plan will specifically target your individual goals.
  5. Ongoing prevention options through clinical Pilates and small-group exercise.

By taking this approach, our team will be able to help get you not only moving with Purpose but living with Purpose as well. 

Neck Pain FAQ's

  • Common symptoms of neck pain include stiffness and tenderness in the neck, headaches, shoulder pain, or arm pain. In some cases, neck pain may be accompanied by tingling, numbness, or a loss of strength in the arms.
  • Yes, Purpose physiotherapy can assess your condition and recommend the best course of treatment for your neck pain. Depending on the cause of your neck pain, we may suggest a variety of techniques, including manual therapy, exercise, and education.
  • The length of time it takes to treat neck pain can vary depending on the cause and severity of your condition. Physiotherapy treatment is often successful in treating neck pain.
  • To reduce neck pain, it is important to practice good posture and ergonomics, and to perform regular stretching and strengthening exercises. Regular massage therapy can also help to reduce neck pain. Your Purpose physiotherapist can provide specific exercises.

Neck Strengthening Exercises