Neck Pain and Cervicogenic Headaches

Therapists at Bodies in Balance provide a combination of approaches to improve cervical, midback pain and cervicogenic headaches.

Evaluation includes assessing the following:

  • Spinal Alignment
  • Spinal Segment Mobility
  • Neurological Screening
  • Flexibility
  • Strength (including “core” abdominal/ trunk strength)
  • Muscle Tone/ Spasms
  • Posture

Therapists at Bodies in Balance have completed numerous continuing education and certification programs in manual therapy (hands-on techniques) including:

  • Maitland Approach Spinal Conditions
  • Muscle Energy/ Alignment
  • Spinal Manipulation
  • Myofascial Release – Deep/ Soft Tissue Work
  • Thoracic/ Rib Mobilization
  • Craniosacral Therapy
  • Mulligan Mobilization Techniques
  • McKenzie-based Treatment Approach
  • Neuromeningeal Mobilization for Radiating Symptoms

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Other treatment strategies include:

  • Strengthening (Including Biofeedback for Strengthening Deep Cervical Flexor Muscles)
  • Spinal “Core” Stabilization
  • Stretching
  • Posture Education
  • Ergonomic/ Body Mechanic Education
  • Modalities (For Example: Heat, Ice, Electrical Stimulation and Ultrasound)

Bodies in Balance Physical Therapy prides itself in using the latest evidence-based (researched) practices. Female patients receiving neck and midback therapy are advised to wear camisoles or tank tops so that the spine may easily be examined.

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