Acute wry neck

Wry Neck

Have you ever woken up with your neck stuck and unable to turn or move ? You may have a case of wry neck! What is a wry neck? An acute wry neck is the sudden onset of severe neck pain, it is accompanied by spasm of the neck muscles, causing the neck to laterally…

Physio’s treat Jaw Pain

Do you suffer from: Localised jaw pain or tenderness Clicking, popping or grating sensations of the jaw Headaches Teeth grinding Tinitus/blocked ear Pain with chewing Inability to fully open the mouth Locking of the jaw Blocked sinus, tooth pain, neck stiffness, face numbness, twitching eyes/cheek? These are all common symptoms of TMJ dysfunction. The temporomandibular joint…

how to choose the best desk

How to select a work desk

The centre point of your workspace is often your desk. People spend up to 8 (sometimes more!) hours a day sitting at their desk. Back, neck, shoulder and arm pain along with headaches and eye strain are common workstation related injuries. Prolonged sitting causes physical fatigue as you hold parts of your body steady for…

Effective physiotherapy treatment for cervicogenic headache

Cervicogenic Headache – What Does That Mean?

Headaches are as common as they are disabling.  There are many different sources of headache pain, including amoung other things, sinus and migraine.  However, headaches eminating from the neck, or cervicogenic headaches, are a particular type of headache.  Good news- these are highly treatable. A cervicogenic headache is a headache which originates from the cervical…