Business woman with neck pain sits on workplace with documents and monitor on table

Trigger Point Therapy

A “trigger point” is a slang term used to describe an irritable, localised area of dysfunction in a muscle. What makes a trigger point unique is that it refers pain in a characteristic pattern. That is, it sends a pain signal to a different location and this location is often predictable (depending on the dysfunctional muscle). What causes…

jogger feeling pain in neck

Pain in the Neck

When you stretch your neck, does it really help?  For many people, sitting at the work station makes their neck and shoulders very stiff and sore.  The obvious thing to do is to stretch the area.  Unfortunately for most people, stretching this area feels good for a few minutes but the pain doesn’t really change in the…

woman holding hands to head with headache

Whiplash

Whiplash is a common injury affecting people involved in a car accident. In fact, whiplash is the most common traffic injury affecting approximately 83% of those people involved in a motor vehicle accident. For some, the condition resolves quickly. For others (10% according to the literature), whiplash can turn into chronic neck pain. According to…

man rubbing the back of his neck

Whiplash

Have you been injured in a car accident?  Quite often patients come to our clinic with a sore, stiff neck after being involved in a car accident.  We can help.  This blog will outline for you some of the more commonly asked questions by our patients about whiplash and whiplash treatment. What is Whiplash? Whiplash…