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Neck Stiffness Physiotherapy



Having tightness and stiffness in our neck is usually caused by either

in our neck muscles. There can be more factors causing stiff neck, but generally it's muscle spasms that leads to a stiff neck developing, and it's a protective mechanism due to an underlying neck issue.

Symptoms of neck stiffness

Frankly, our physio clinics and senior physiotherapists treat a high number of back and neck conditions, and neck stiffness is a very common neck problem that we treat.

Usually there is only two key symptoms:

  • neck pain
  • neck stiffness

and together they cause decreased neck joints range of movement and discomfort and difficulty moving about (harder to turn head to look left and right) etc.

The causes can be:

Most of the time, patients wake up with a painful and stiff neck. Sometimes, their necks may become "stuck" or "locked" after a sudden or sharp movement. What this means is that their heads may be too painful or difficult to move, and any attempts to move the neck may make the neck pain worse.

In some cases, the pain in their neck can travel (radiate) up or down the neck too.

Who is more at risk of developing neck stiffness and neck pain?

Usually, people who are higher risk of this condition are people who are either:

  • predisposed to having it due to genetic / structural conditions
  • lifestyle of using a lot of mobile devices (remember text neck)
  • working using a lot of mobile/display devices
  • natural ageing and wear and tear

Usually, a number of our patients are bankers, executives, teachers and managers, who can often be found reading and consuming data from their mobile devices or documents to read and correct, leading them to over-bend their necks.

Doing this over and over a period of time and their necks gets overly strained repeatedly, leading to neck injuries and neck stiffness.

Neck Stiffness Physiotherapy Treatment

Stiff necks can be effectively managed and treated by one of our senior spinal physios, who will first do an indepth assessment of your neck stiffness to diagnose the cause of the problem.

Following diagnosis, the senior physiotherapist will then create a custom physio intervention plan for you, and depending on the causes of the problem, you may be treated with a combination

Our senior physiotherapist may recommend you to undergo regular deep tissue release massage therapy to ensure that your neck muscles will be in optimal length to prevent injuries and neck joint locking.



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Phoenix Rehab physio Services

Phoenix Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.



HAND THERAPY &  SPLINTING

Patients who sustained injuries to their elbows, forearms, hands, wrists (sprains and fractures) and fingers, and requires Hand Therapy to increase the function of their hand following injuries or post-operations as well as custom made hand splints.

Commonly treated hand pain injuries includes



CLINICAL PILATES & WELLNESS PILATES

Clinical Pilates is a form of physical exercise that focuses on

  • posture
  •  core stability
  • balance
  • control
  • strength
  • flexibility and
  • breathing

It is a system of safe and effective exercises, which meet specific individual needs, to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions.

You may do Pilates as matwork or with the reformer or both, and every session will be customized 100% to your fitness, injury and tolerance.



TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (TCM)



DEEP TISSUE RELEASE & SPORTS MASSAGE THERAPY

Sports and deep tissue release massage helps to increase nutrient-rich blood flow to tired, tight and tense muscles to

  • accelerate recovery and
  • shorten downtime / recovery period required

It also prevents muscles from scar tissue micro-tears (and potential ruptures), and increases muscle performance.

Done regularly, it will keeps your muscles healthy and fit with body/movement-confidence. Read the benefits of regular deep tissue release therapy here.



ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES

All our allied health therapists and TCM physicians are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCMB).

See our entire team here with introductions and their specializations.

At the first session, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover as well as provide treatment in the same session.

Follow up sessions are inline to provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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book your physio appointment or enquire now

Email questions and your preferred physiotherapy timings to nigel@phoenixrehabgroup.com or

WhatsApp / SMS your name, preferred date, time and enquiries to +6588001830

Clinic Locations: See how to get to us here