Neck pain is also called cervical pain and it is categorized by pain and discomfort in the vertebrae part.
Home remedies can treat minor neck pain but severe pain condition needs appropriate treatment and physiotherapy for neck pain is one of those treatments.
What are the symptoms of neck pain
Well, many of them to list, but the common neck pain symptoms are-
- Severe shooting pain
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Swelling in Lymph Node
What are the causes of neck pain?
There are different causes for neck pain and the common one is a bad posture to serious health ailments. Some common causes of neck pain are
- Neck strain
- Degenerative disc disease
- Neck injury
- Neck pain due to swelling of lymph node or throat infection due to virus
- Tuberculosis (neck)
- Spine bones infection (in the neck)
- Meningitis, followed by neck stiffness
How is the neck pain diagnosed?
When it comes to severe neck pain, the doctor would diagnose the condition only after analyzing the medical history & symptoms where the neck pain occurs along with its intensity and duration.
Doctors would also examine the nervous system to identify if any nerve at the back is causing neck pain.
Tests that can be carried out by the doctor for the right diagnosis are
- CT scan
- MRI scan
- Bone scan
- Electromyography (EMG)
- Nerve conduction velocity test (NCV)
How Physiotherapy is helpful for Neck Pain?
In some cases, Physiotherapy for neck pain continues for a long to get relief from pain through strengthening, Stretch and straighten, and other exercises.
When you visit Synapse Physio, you will undergo complete pain evaluation under the supervision of Dr. G.K.Balaji to plan out the suitable physiotherapy treatment for you. He will assess the movement of your neck and advise the right physiotherapy treatment plan that would help treat pain effectively.