FyzicalAR_Neck Pain and a New Year

Are You Looking For Relief From Neck Pain & Headaches?

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The neck can be a hidden and debilitating source ofheadaches.Veryoftenneckpainandheadaches go hand-in-hand, leading to a miserable time coping with everyday activities. According to the National Institute of Health Statistics neck pain and headaches are the second most common form of pain experienced by Americans, with 59% reporting it affected their enjoyment of life. Some headaches are often grouped under the term “cervicogenic headache” meaning that the primary source is from the neck. There are well mapped out patterns of headaches that come from the different parts of the neck, shoulderandupperbackareas.Thediscsbetween yourbones (vertebrae)and joints in theupperneck often contribute to headaches. Even headaches located in the forehead or behind the eyes are often referred pains stemming from problem areas in the neck and base of the skull. The jointsconnecting the top threevertebral levels of the neck handle almost 50% of the total motion of the entire neck.This means they absorb a lot of repetitive strain. These joints bear the main load

of the weight of the head (about that of a bowling ball). With fatigue, poor posture, injuries, disc problems,arthritis,muscularstressandevenprior surgeries, the wear and tear on this critical region ofyourbodycanprove toomuch, resulting inpain. It is also possible that you may develop a narrowing of the spinal canal itself. Since the spinal cord runs through the spine, a narrowing of the canal or where the nerves exit, can lead to a condition called spinal stenosis. There is much that can be done to treat neck pain and headaches. Our expert physical therapists have years of experience helping people with neck pain and headaches. By finding the root cause of your neck pain and headaches we can relieve your pain quickly, reduce the need for medication and get you back to the activities you enjoy. Discover how our team of specialists at FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers can eliminate your neck pain and headaches allowing you to live a happy, active and pain-free life. Call today for more details!

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Exercise Essential

CHIN TUCK SITTING Sit with good posture. Tuck your chin and gently nod ‘yes’. Repeat 6 times.


Always consultyour therapistorphysicianbefore startingexercisesyouareunsureofdoing.



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