29 Dec

PT FOR CHRONIC NECK PAIN

Chronic neck pain is hard to manage. It affects your daily life, and the decisions that you make in physical activity. Physical therapy is proven to help chronic neck pain. Patients with chronic neck pain who receive physical therapy that includes general neck advice and/or an exercise program have similar reductions in pain when neck…

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29 Dec

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE FOR CHRONIC NECK PAIN

Little is known about the effectiveness of therapeutic massage, one of the most popular complementary medical treatments for neck pain. Research was conducted to evaluate whether therapeutic massage is more beneficial than a self-care book for patients with chronic neck pain. METHODS: 64 patients were randomized to receive up to 10 massages over 10 weeks…

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29 Dec

PT FOR CERVICAL RADICULOPATHY

Cervical radiculopathy happens inside the cervical spine. It is caused when a nerve becomes inflamed or damaged and can change neurological function. It can cause numbness, weakness, slower reflexes and is very painful. Studies show that physical therapy can help manage this pain. A semi-hard cervical collar and rest for 3 to 6 weeks or…

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