Neck Pain

Neck Pain Relief

About Neck Pain

Neck pain is the pain felt in the neck area, also the pain commonly spreading to upper back and head. Neck pain could also spreading to shoulder, arm, elbow, hands and fingers.

Almost everyone has some degree of neck pain in their lives as neck pain has becomes one of the most common complaints for therapists’ visits.

The degree of neck pain could be a minor dull ache to sharp pain, stiffness to immobile that you hardly to turn the neck. Neck pain may have other symptoms along with such as numbness, tingling, weakness, stiffness and burning sensations.

Neck pain commonly originates from the muscles, nerve and spine problems. Neck pain may happen suddenly or chronically, comes and goes, repeatedly and worse when coughing or sneezing that cause major impact on daily living and activities.

Acute Neck Pain

Acute neck pain refer to sudden onset with short term life usually due to an injury, trauma, accident, improper lifting or strenuous physical effort, characterized by having sharp pain, spasm, swelling, inflammation, hot or burning sensations.

Acute neck pain sometimes happens with no apparent reasons, in these cases, the sudden onset of neck pain may result from already stressed and poor condition of muscles. Physical conditions may also contribute to the onset of acute neck pain such as lack of muscle tone, excessive weight, during pregnancy and core stability deficiency.

Chronic Neck Pain

Chronic neck pain is described long-term with deep aches, dull or burning pain. Chronic neck pain could result from injuries, trauma and sports. Chronic neck pain also could result from acute neck pain lead to chronic neck pain if not treated properly at the time.

Chronic neck pain may be causes by poor posture, sleeping position, illness, stress, and anxiety or prolonged bending forward. Chronic neck pain may also result from already stressed with poor condition of muscles.

Causes of Neck Pain

The causes of neck pain are wide in range; common causes are from injury, trauma, accidents, sports activities and repeatedly actions. Poor posture, improper lifting, sleeping position; bending neck forward too long could cause neck pain. The accumulated wearing and tearing of our body experience on day-to-day basis puts the risk of having neck pain.

The causes of neck pain may also result from arthritis, muscle strain, muscle spasm, ligament sprain, disc bulge (herniated discs), bone spurs, pressure on the nerve and spinal stenosis. Sometimes the neck pain develops for no apparent reason just wake up one day with a sore neck.

The causes of neck pain are more commonly from the poor condition of muscles, fascial, ligaments and other soft tissue. Restrictions, blockages, knots and trigger points presented in these tissues may prevent proper nutrition, blood flow and network energy flow that could cause neck pain.

Neck Pain Relief

Neck pain and associated symptoms could be relieved through massage therapy incorporating with other forms of manual therapy such as:

  • Acute neck pain / arthritis
  • Degenerative problems
  • Fibromyogia / Neck clicks
  • Headaches / migraines
  • Muscle tension / tightness
  • Neck weakness / fatigue
  • Neck pain due to weather
  • Nerve root compression
  • Pain shooting to arm
  • Pain comes and goes
  • Sharp pain / stabbing pain
  • Chronic neck pain / back pain
  • Dull ches / Stiff in neck
  • Hot / burning in neck
  • Muscle strain / muscle pull
  • Neck spasm / swelling
  • Neck immobile / stiffness
  • Numbness / Tingling
  • Posture problems
  • Pain shooting to fingers
  • Repeatedly injury
  • Whiplash / Torticolitis

Neck Pain Treatment

Place to Heal is experienced in treating neck pain and associated symptoms listed in section “Neck Pain Relief”. The treatment for neck pain is natural and safe.

Neck pain treatment is provided by experienced R.M.T with hands-on manual therapy that helps to facilitate your body’s own natural healing ability and has had high success rates with long term relief in neck pain.

Neck pain treatment is geared to individual cases process to discover the underlying causes of neck pain. Earlier treatment of neck pain could minimize the symptoms and potential complications or difficulties.

Neck pain treatments with natural therapy include Myofascial Trigger Point Therapy, Massage Therapy, Myofascial Release, Craniosacral Therapy, Deep Tissue Massage and Soft Tissue Mobilization. Incorporating these therapies effectively helps relieve neck pain and associated symptoms.


If you are experiencing one or more type of the pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
Place to Heal can help.

  • Piercing pain
  • Firing pain
  • Ulcer like pain
  • Sharp pain
  • Acute pain
  • Raw pain
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Characteristic of Pain

If you are experiencing one or more of these characteristic of pain listed below, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
Place To Heal can help.

  • Pain comes & goes
  • Pain persistent
  • Pain at rest or during activities
  • Pain in local area or distal
  • Pain shooting down
  • Pain worse in the morning
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Annoying Sensations

If you are experiencing one or more of these annoying sensations, and are seeking natural therapy for relief.
Place to Heal can help.

  • Numbness
  • Pins & needles
  • Stiffness
  • Immobile
  • Heaviness
  • Dizziness
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