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Interesting facts and research update about neck ain

Posted on 23 March, 2015 at 5:55

Here is some research update about Neck Pain.

Neck pain is common, It is recurrent, and episodic. It is significantly affecting everyday functional activities and quality of life. Discomfort with daily activities can be greater than for back pain. Outcomes for acute neck pain are surprisingly poor and resolution is incomplete. Faster rate of recovery independently associated with better self rated general health, shorter duration of symptoms whereas, higher disability is associated with the higher level of pain. Physiotherapy in general and manual/manipulative Physiotherapy in particular along with supervised exercises improve the outcomes and reduce the disability. Strong evidence base of manual therapy and exercise in neck pain. However, it is important to assess each patient on individual basis to find common impairments in their muscular and joint system.  If you are currently a neck pain sufferer or have suffered neck pain in past, make an appointment at Mowbray Physiotherapy. Our assessment will assist you to manage your symptoms with specific intervention such as manual therapy, specific exercises and dry needling. 

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