Sporting Injuries

Neck Pain Treatment


We regularly treat neck (cervical spine) pain due to causes ranging from low level nerve irritation to car accidents. In addition herniated (bulging) or degenerative disc conditions lead to sustained nerve pain and inflammation that require treatment. Protective muscle spasms often result from the original cause and can also contribute to neck pain which then often radiates down the neck and into the shoulders. In many, if not most patients we treat, nerve irritability is very high.

 

Low level laser therapy (or cold laser) is a neck pain treatment that disrupts the pain signals along the nerves allowing the nerves to de-sensitise over cumulative treatments. The anti-inflammatory effect from laser therapy also allows the area time to regenerate.  Low level laser therapy is the most evidence-based treatment for neck pain and many patients prefer to try a non-invasive therapy before investigating surgical intervention.