Neck pain and stiffness can make it hard to get through the day. It’s a common problem, one that the highly trained experts at Equipoise Physical Therapy in Jersey City, New Jersey, have the skills to treat. Dipty Mali, DPT, MBA, CKTP, is a well-respected physical therapist who leads the team, combining innovative and effective therapy with treatment plans tailored to meet your needs. For personalized physical therapy that works, schedule an appointment at Equipoise Physical Therapy today. Call the office or book your visit online.
Neck pain is often due to muscle tension and strain that may be linked to:
You may also develop neck pain from habits that appear unrelated to your neck, such as grinding your teeth (bruxism) at night.
Other causes of neck pain include:
Medical conditions and illnesses such as meningitis can also cause neck pain accompanied by flu-like symptoms and a high fever.
Symptoms that may accompany neck pain include:
Your neck pain may worsen when you hold your head in one position for long periods, such as when you’re driving.
Neck pain is a common cause of tension headaches, which occurs when the muscles at the base of the skull become tense and tender. This is often due to inappropriate ergonomics at your desk and/or poor posture.
Irritated muscles can cause discomfort that feels like a band wrapping around your head. You may also experience pain above the eyes when tense muscles cause nerve compression at the base of the skull.
At Equipoise Physical Therapy, treatment for neck pain begins with a thorough evaluation that often includes an assessment of your posture and a detailed discussion regarding your symptoms as well as your daily routine.
Dr. Mali then creates a treatment plan that may include:
Dr. Mali may also recommend heat, ice, and other therapeutic measures designed to relieve your discomfort and restore neck mobility.
Schedule a visit at Equipoise Physical Therapy today. Call the office or use the online scheduling tool to book your appointment.