Dull aching or sharp shooting pains felt at the back, side or front of the neck, perhaps radiating into the shoulder, arms or towards the shoulder blades.
- Postural muscular strain
- Disc damage
- Vertebral fractures
- In rare cases, referred pain from heart and lungs
Often neck pain itself is a symptom of another problem, but you may have some of the below symptoms as a result of neck pain:
- Pain or tingling in the shoulder, arm and hands
- Pain worsens when turning or bending the neck
- Depending on diagnosis, manual therapy such as osteopathy, chiropractic, physiotherapy or massage.
- Adjustments, manipulation to area, deep tissue massage, deep tissue release, mobilisation, lifestyle modifications, supplementation advice.
- In these cases, your GP is likely to prescribe anti-inflammatory or pain relief medication.
If your practitioner feels you can’t be managed conservatively, you will be referred on to a consultant before being treated.
For more information, call your local clinic on the number below.
Leeds : 0113 345 5060
Manchester : 0161 503 5656
London, Canary Wharf Clinic; (Canada Place Shopping Mall): 0203 197 9100
Leeds Park Sq
Lower Ground Floor
29 Park Square West
Leeds LS1 2PQ
Leeds Wellington Pl
6 Wellington Place
Manchester, Queen Street
Freedom Care Clinics
Same Day Doctor
28 Queen St
London, Canary Wharf
(Canada Place Shopping Mall)
34 North Colonnade
London E14 5HX