Neck and shoulder pain

August 30, 2015

The neck and shoulders are prone to injury.  Surfcoast massageTorquay/Jan Juc regularly treats and improves neck and shoulder pain. Trauma, poor posture and overuse are common causes of neck pain . Tendon and instability frequently occur in the shoulder. The most common cause of shoulder and neck pain is poor posture, awkward sleep positions, sleeping on a soft mattress. Injury to the soft tissues including the muscles, tendons and ligaments within these structures. This can occur from whiplash or other injury to the area. Degenerative disc disease, neck strain, a herniated disc or a pinched nerve that can cause both neck and shoulder pain. All pain can seem sharp but pain can also be described as dull, burning, cramping, shock like or stabbing. Pain can lead to a stiff neck or shoulder and loss of range of motion. Headaches may result.

Weakness: can be due to severe pain from muscle or bone movement. The nerves that supply the muscles also could be injured.                                                                                                                       It is important to distinguish weakness (muscle or nerve damage) from inability or reluctance to move because of pain or inflammation.                                                                                                           Numbness: If the nerves are pinched bruised or cut you may not be able to feel things normally. This may cause a burning                                                                                                                               or tingling sensation, a loss of sensation or an altered sensation similar to your arm falling asleep.

Dry needling, remedial massage, stretching, soft tissue and mobilising can all help with releasing pain and tension in the                                                                                                                                       shoulder and neck region. Surfcoast massage Torquay is qualified in all modalities to help you feel better.                                                                                                                                                                  Surfcoast Massage can help you find the cause to why this has happened and correct the problem so that it doesn’t keep reoccuring.                                                                                                                   Surfcoast Massage is located in Torquay/Jan Juc performing remedial massage, dry needling and soft tissue which helps anyone of any age to feel the difference after a treatment with Lisa.             To find out more or to make a booking contact Lisa 0438668878 dry-needling