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Neck Pain

Neck Pain Relief Austin, TX

As you sit at the computer, does your neck ache? Do you have pain that radiates down your arm? Do you find yourself rubbing your neck, trying to reduce the discomfort or reacting to a sudden pain? You don’t have to live with that annoying and distracting neck pain. Carter Physiotherapy uses physical therapy for neck pain relief in Austin, TX. 

Our dedicated physical therapists help you reduce neck pain, improve posture, reduce stiffness, improve flexibility, and increase your functional mobility. We aim to help you achieve long-term relief to get you back to enjoying life.

Neck Pain Causes 

You may recall the exact moment your neck pain began. A car or motorcycle accident. A fall. A sports injury. Or perhaps your neck pain has increased over time, and it is difficult to know the origin of the pain. Even if you don’t know the cause, physical therapy helps with targeted neck pain treatment.

Common causes of neck pain are:

  • Postural Neck Pain
  • Herniated Disc or Bulging Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Arthritis 
  • Injury
  • Surgery

Physical therapy is a highly effective option for neck pain treatment. 

What to Expect at Carter Physiotherapy for Neck Pain Relief 

In your first session, your physical therapist completes a comprehensive exam and asks about your medical history. If you know what caused your neck pain in the beginning, this is the time to tell your story. Outline what activities make your pain worse and what your goals are for when you have neck pain relief. 

Most physical therapy for neck pain aims to:

  • Relieve pain and reduce stiffness
  • Increase flexibility and range of motion
  • Strengthen muscles
  • Reduce and prevent muscle spasms
  • Develop a plan to reduce the risk of recurrence

Why Choose Carter Physiotherapy in Austin, TX?

Carter Physiotherapy provides transformative physical therapy services to improve the lives of our patients. We aim to help you live a more active life without neck pain, moving freely to enjoy your favorite daily activities. We ensure you have the tools to reduce the risk of neck pain in the future for long-term recovery.

Contact Carter Physiotherapy today if you need neck pain relief in Austin, TX. We’ll schedule an assessment, so you’ll have a physical therapy recovery plan.

FAQs About Physical Therapy for Neck Pain:

What is the best neck pain relief?

If your neck pain is not gone in a few weeks using ice, heat, and stretching exercises, it is time to seek treatment. Neck pain most often responds to physical therapy, exercise, stretching, and massage. 

What treatment is good for neck pain?

First-line treatment for neck pain is physical therapy, exercise, and stretches to eliminate discomfort. Anti-inflammatory medication doesn’t target the cause of your neck pain, but it can help relieve discomfort.

How long does physical therapy take for neck pain?

Most neck pain physical therapy recovery plans are 6 to 12 weeks long, with two or three PT appointments weekly. Chronic and degenerative conditions, like arthritis, often require ongoing treatment. Still, neck pain discomfort is usually significantly reduced in the first few weeks of physical therapy.

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