Neck pain can occur in multitudes of areas ranging from the bottom of the head to the top of the shoulders. It is commonly caused by strain to the neck muscles that can hinder the movement of the head and neck. In addition, neck pain can be caused by injuries such as motor vehicle accidents or a fall from a height.
Causes of Neck Pain in Younger Individuals
- Maintaining neck in awkward positions for extended period of time (I.e. reading a book, watching television)
Causes of Neck Pain in Older Individuals
- Age-related medical conditions such as narrowing of the spinal cord
- Chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis that result in swelling and stiffness
Our experienced team of orthopedic surgeons and rheumatologists can best access your medical condition and refer you to the necessary services. When the neck pain is a result of an underlying nerve issues, our on-site neurologist can help determine the cause of the issue. Patients may also be referred to our on-site physiotherapists to engage in mobility exercises to alleviate pain. Our facilities feature innovative technologies, such as the anti-gravity treadmill, to assist in patients rehabilitation. Our massage therapists are trained in muscle manipulation and help relieve pain in patients.