One of the most common complaints that GA Osteopaths treat is neck pain. There are many causes of neck pain, and it is important that your osteopath or GP spends sufficient time with you to question and examine you in order to diagnose the correct cause of your pain. Most neck pain only lasts a few weeks. There are things you can do yourself to ease it, but visit us at GA osteopaths or see your GP if it doesn’t go away.
What can cause neck pain
The most common causes are:
- the neck becoming locked in an awkward position while sleeping
- bad posture – for example, when sitting at a desk for a long time
- a pinched nerve
- an injury – for example, whiplash from a traffic accident or fall