Head and neck
Shoulder, neck and head pain
Shoulder, neck and head pain today are often the reason for a doctor’s visiz or consultation with a physiotherapist. Very often people working in certain professions are affected by such symptoms, for example painters, tailors and cleaners.
The symptoms can be located directly over the affected muscle or the overworked joint. With extended exposure in conjunction with an increasing tension of the muscles the symptoms often expand into close regions. So the pains often start in the shoulder joint and then extend towards the back or down to the arm.
The most common neurological diseases are hemiparesis, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson’s. These diseases with their typical symptoms. They are either persistent or progessive. In most cases the disease state can be improved or its progression at least slow down with physiotherapy.
Chronic pain is now recognized as an independetn disease. A chronic disease is often preceded by a simple illnes, a surgery or a minor accident. The treatment of chronic pain is a long process which requires a lot of patience, continous motivation and a productive cooperation between patien, therapist and docotos. At the beginning of the treatment it is useful to consult with by the physiotherapist in order to discuss your expectations and treatment goals.
Fibromyalgia is also one of the generalized diseases of the muscoloskeletal system. Often it is said to have a very bad prognosis, but it is possible to alleviate the symptoms and to improve patients quality of life. Fibromyalgia is a chronicle disease — consult your physiotherapist to discuss the diagnosis and the treatment options.
The myofascial pain syndrome settles in the tissue and can expand over one ore more body regions. Typical symptoms for the myofascial pain are shorter and tense fascia and numerous trigger points in the muscles calles myogeloses. This can be treated by MTT, trigger point therapy, dry needling and physiotherapy.