A neck physical therapist is a Doctor of Physical Therapy who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of neck conditions. A neck physical therapist is trained to accurately diagnose your condition and determine the underlying cause so that you can finally enjoy a treatment that works. If you’ve tried various treatment options and still have reoccurring neck pain, a neck physical therapist will combine safe treatment techniques to help you get rid of your pain for good.
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Neck physical therapists treat a variety of neck conditions. Some of the most common conditions (& their symptoms) treated by neck physical therapists include: Herniated Discs Spinal Stenosis Neck Arthritis Postural Neck Pain
Fixing the cause of a problem is the only successful way to cure the symptoms once and for all. Therefore, neck physical therapists will guide you through a series of questions and tests to accurately diagnose your condition and determine the underlying cause.
You can expect to have a treatment that is safe and effective in healing your neck condition. Most patients meet with their neck physical therapist at least once a week for several weeks. This allows your neck physical therapist to monitor your progress, add or modify treatments, and continue to provide you with certain treatments (such as manual therapy) that you cannot perform at home. Neck physical therapy requires your participation as well. Your neck physical therapist will probably give you neck strengthening, stretching, and mobility exercises to perform at home before the next appointment. You may also be asked to make certain lifestyle changes such as practicing good posture and wearing [...]