Neck Pain at Nu Roots Health

At Nu Roots Health, we understand how frustrating it can be to live with neck pain. You’ll learn exactly how we help other people with neck pain, just like yourself.


Helping neck pain in Havelock

Neck pain is a discomfort or soreness experienced in the neck region, which connects the head to the shoulders. It is a common condition that can range from mild discomfort to severe pain, affecting one’s ability to move the neck freely and perform daily activities. If you’re dealing with neck pain, you’re not alone.

Fortunately, manual osteopathy offers effective techniques to address the underlying causes of neck pain and promote lasting relief.

Discovering the root of neck pain

Some common causes of neck pain

  • Muscle Strains: Overuse, poor posture, or sudden movements can strain the muscles in the neck, leading to pain and stiffness.
  • Degenerative Conditions: Conditions like osteoarthritis and degenerative disc disease can result in chronic neck pain.
  • Cervical Disc Herniation: When the discs between the cervical vertebrae become injured, they can press on spinal nerves, causing neck pain and radiating symptoms.
  • Whiplash: Sudden, forceful movements, such as those experienced during car collosions, can cause whiplash, resulting in neck pain, stiffness, and reduced range of motion.
  • Postural Issues: Poor posture, such as prolonged slouching or forward head position, can strain the neck muscles and ligaments, leading to pain and discomfort.

How Manual Osteopathy can Help Low Back Pain

At Nu Roots Health, we employ a holistic and evidence-based approach to address neck pain. Here’s how Manual Osteopathy can provide relief:

  1. Comprehensive Assessment: During your initial consultation, we will conduct a detailed assessment to understand the underlying causes of your neck pain. This assessment includes reviewing your medical history, performing physical examinations, and observing your posture and movement patterns.

  2. Individualized Treatment Plan: Based on the assessment findings, we will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. This plan may involve a combination of manual techniques, therapeutic exercises, and lifestyle modifications.

  3. Manual Osteopathic Techniques: Manual Osteopaths at Nu Roots Health employ various hands-on techniques to address the root causes of neck pain. These techniques include soft tissue manipulation, joint mobilization, myofascial release, and gentle spinal adjustments. By relieving tension and improving joint mobility, these techniques help alleviate pain and promote healing.

  4. Postural Education and Ergonomic Advice: We will educate you about proper posture and provide ergonomic advice for your workplace and daily activities. By adopting better posture and modifying your environment, you can reduce strain on your neck and minimize pain.

  5. Targeted Exercise Prescription: We will prescribe specific exercises designed to strengthen the neck and shoulder muscles, improve flexibility, and improve overall posture awareness. These exercises aim to correct muscular imbalances, support the spine, and prevent future neck pain.

  6. Stress Management Techniques: Stress can contribute to muscle tension and exacerbate neck pain. At Nu Roots Health, we can guide you in stress management techniques, such as relaxation exercises, breathing techniques, and mindfulness practices, to help alleviate both physical and emotional stress.

  7. Lifestyle Modifications: We will work with you to identify any lifestyle factors that may be contributing to your neck pain. By making appropriate modifications, such as incorporating regular breaks from sedentary activities, improving sleep habits, and implementing stress reduction strategies, we can optimize your overall well-being.


Say Goodbye to Pain and Hello to a Healthier, Happier You

Get in touch with our friendly Manual Osteopath and owner, Cassie, to chat to her about how she can help you get out of pain. Alternatively, book online to start your journey to being pain free right now.


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