Arlington: Relieving Neck Pain

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Relieve Neck Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing neck pain.

LEVATOR SCAPULAE STRETCH Grasp your arm on the affected side and tilt your head downward into the armpit. Use your opposite hand to guide your head further into the stretch. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat 5 times. Stretches Neck Muscles www.simpleset.net

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CONSIDER DRY NEEDLING

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Dryneedling isa techniquephysical therapists use (where allowed by state law) to treat myofascial pain. The technique uses a “dry” needle, one without medication or injection, inserted through the skin into areas of the muscle, known as trigger points. Physical therapists use dry needling with the goal of releasing or inactivating trigger points to relieve pain or improve range of motion. Preliminary research

By law, patients have the right to see a physical therapist without a physician referral. Physical therapists are trained to evaluate and treat muscle and joint pain and stiffness. We are trained to develope a successful plan to decrease your pain and improve your function naturally while saving patients time and money. We will refer to a physician when needed. If you would like to schedule an evaluation with one of our physical therapists please call our office at 901-317-7054. You are the most important member of your own health care team, and you are entitled to choose the most appropriate health care professional to meet you goals.

supports that dry needling improves pain control, reduces muscle tension, and normalizes dysfunctions of the motor end plates, the sites at which nerve impulses are transmitted to muscles. This can help speed up the patient’s return to active rehabilitation. Dry needling may provide relief for some muscular pain and stiffness. In addition, easing the trigger points may improve flexibility and increase range of motion. That’s why this method is often used to treat sports injuries, muscle pain, and even fibromyalgia pain.

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