January 23, 2017
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Wry Neck

Wry Neck

Wry Neck

The term “wry neck” describes a condition whereby the neck suddenly becomes stiff and painful.  Turning the head to the side (usually one side more than the other) and looking up can cause a severe “catching” pain.

January 23, 2017
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Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash

Whiplash is the term used to describe injuries caused by the sudden change of direction of the movement of the head. This is most commonly seen in Car Accidents, but can also occur in other situations

January 23, 2017
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Thoracic Outlet Syndrom (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrom (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS) is a difficult condition to describe as the symptoms are variable. TOS is caused by compression of the nerves and/or blood vessels as they leave the neck to enter the upper limb. 

January 23, 2017
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Studying, A Pain In The Neck

Studying, A Pain In The Neck

Studying, A Pain In The Neck

The combination of sitting, which we know is one of the worse postures for your back and neck, along with the use of computers, and leaning over books is made even worse by the added stress that exams inevitably cause

January 23, 2017
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Can Driving Be A Pain In The Neck?

Can Driving Be A Pain In The Neck?

Is Driving A Pain In The Neck?

What’s the worse job for back and neck pain; TRUCK DRIVING. This may surprise many people who thought that jobs involving lifting or hard labour would be the worse. The problems with truck driving, in particular long distance truck driving are a combination of the worse things for your back. The worst of all is prolonged sitting.

January 23, 2017
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Headaches Can Be A Pain In The Neck

Headaches Can Be A Pain In The Neck

Headaches Can Be A Pain In The Neck

Headaches are one of the most difficult conditions in general practice. They are often the most disabling and limiting of conditions most people experience. 

January 23, 2017
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Headaches: Research into Treatment

Headaches: Research into Treatment

Headaches: Research into Treatment

Evidence Based Management of Cervicogenic Headaches shows that Manual Therapy and Specific Exercises are beneficial for Cervicogenic Headaches.

January 20, 2017
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Cervicogenic Headache

Cervicogenic Headache

Cervicogenic Headache

There is widespread support in the literature that headaches are often multifactorial in their origins. If your assessment reveals poor posture, limited range of cervical spine movement, palpatory tightness or a reproduction of symptoms on cervical palpation you may consider referring to physiotherapy.