Persepctives for Patients – Neck Pain

Neck pain is very common and fortunately resolves quickly in most individuals. However, in certain cases neck pain can last longer and result in chronic pain, limited neck motion, and disability. In fact, chronic neck pain is the second leading cause of workers’ compensation claims in the United States. Treatments that can quickly reduce pain, increase motion, and improve the ability of the muscles to protect the neck may help decrease long-term disability associated with neck pain. Read full article  (PDF) Perspectives for Patients – Neck Pain from the Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy