Because the neck is so mobile and your head is quite heavy, it is easily damaged. Damage may occur to vertebrae, joints, nerves, discs, ligaments and muscles.
Common causes of neck problems
- Injury and postural problems are the main causes of neck pain
- Neck injuries from motor vehicle accidents
- Sports injuries
- Occupational accidents
- “Whiplash” where the head is thrown forward or backward
- Diseases such as arthritis or degeneration of the discs
Our physiotherapists can identify the reason for your neck pain and provide proven effective treatment.