If you try to move your neck and feel pain, then you are just one of thousands of people in the UK suffering from a stiff neck. Hopefully you will only suffer for a few days if you have this problem as it normally rights its self in a few days (so make sure you limit your activities and keep your neck warm). However, if the pain persistents it is best to contact a professional physiotherapy clinic, in order to establish the cause of the problem and start the appropriate treatment.
Physiotherapy treatment can relieve neck stiffness and ease any pain that it is associated with. Some people suffer with ongoing symptoms and after a period of time the pain and stiffness in the neck can really affect someone’s life. Our experience means we can diagnose and treat the causes of a stiff neck, helping restore pain free movement and improve posture.
Neck stiffness can be caused by a number of things such as; an unnatural position while your’re sleeping, stress from work or physical injury. Sometimes something as simple as exposure to a cold draft on the neck can cause stiffness and cause a more latent neck problem to be aggravated.
Home remedies for a stiff neck include: rest, making sure your pillow is not too high, massage, pain killers and exercise. We can offer effective treatment and advice to help you deal with neck pain and stiffness so, simply call: 0114 268 6677 to book an appointment to see a physiotherapist.