Your neck bears a tremendous responsibility as the primary connection between your head and the rest of your body. When neck pain strikes, it can have a significant impact on your quality of life, hampering even the simplest of tasks. At South Florida Rehab and Training Center (SFR) in Miami, the physical therapists understand neck pain and the best way to treat it to get you back to your daily routine. To get rid of that pain in your neck once and for all, call or book an appointment online.
Your neck consists of the following:
Working in concert, these components are responsible for supporting your head, which weighs an average of nine to 12 pounds, and your head’s range of movement, which is incredibly vast and includes:
On top of the support and movement of your head, your neck also provides safe passage for your nerves and blood supply between your brain and the rest of your body.
Because of the complexity of your neck, neck pain can originate in many areas, but the most common origins include:
Neck pain can either be acute, occurring with certain movements, or chronic, which typically results in a dull ache. Neck pain can also lead to stiffness, limiting your ability to move your head.
Physical therapy is an excellent solution for neck pain because it concentrates on addressing the core issue, while also providing added strength for future neck health.
At South Florida Rehab and Training Center, the physical therapists turn to numerous treatments that reduce or eliminate the pain, restore movement, and prevent re-injury. These treatments include:
The physical therapy sessions are performed one-on-one in treatment rooms that feature specialized tables and exercise equipment.
In addition to the work you do at South Florida Rehab and Training Center, the physical therapist sends you home with exercises you can do anytime throughout your average day. The at-home work only begins after the physical therapist deems it safe, however.
If your neck pain is preventing you from participating in the activities you enjoy, call South Florida Rehab and Training Center or book an appointment online.