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.
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