Neck pain is a very common problem and not all neck pain is the same. According to the Harvard Medical School, one in 10 adults is in neck pain right now and between 50% and 85% of those will be bothered by it again within the next five years.
Although neck pain can be very painful and inconvenient, it’s not usually serious and will often resolve on its own within a few weeks. However, in order to begin to address neck pain more quickly or to deal with an on-going issue, osteopathy is a great way to prevent reoccurring neck pain.
Through a combination of osteopathy and cranial osteopathy, Steve aims to understand the root cause of any neck pain, which might involve treating other areas of the body. Treatment is different for every patient but may include techniques such as different types of soft tissue massage, muscle stretches and gentle joint movement to release tension, helping to relieve pain, mobilise joints, enhance blood supply to tissues and help the body to heal.