Neck- and headaches
Neck- and headaches are very common today and have various causes.
Neckaches can be caused by accident or strain. The most common neck complaints due to accidents are caused by whiplash injuries.
Stress induced neck pain often affects people, who need to be in a static, prolonged position at work or in their leisure time, similar to neck-, shoulder-, armache. These complaints are caused by various sedentary office jobs or activities as painter, taylor, stonemason etc. and result in muscle tension, joint stiffness and/or blockage, which develops pain and limited movement.
Headaches are classified into primary (as an indipendent disease) and secondary (as consequences of another disease) illnesses.
Primary headaches include among other things cervical tension headaches and migraine.
Should you suffer from headaches, contact us. We will help you clarify the cause of your headache and assess the success of a therapeutic approach.
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.