It’s your nerves! Now, I don’t mean you’re the nervous sort and need to take tranquillizes to get through your day, rather I want to address how your nerves play a part in the muscle, joint or tissue pain you may be experiencing.
The likely cause of headache in the neck is damage and inflammation of the joints of the first three vertebrae. We call these levels cervical vertebrae 1, 2 and 3 or C1, C2, C3 for short.
An interesting piece of research out of Chulalonghorn university found that Running reduces 70% of symptoms in Allergy sufferers. This included sneezing, runny nose, nasal itching and congestion.
If you are beginning, the safest course would be a comfortable walk with brisker periods as a starter, as fitness improves and weight loss begins then progress your programme.
Back pain is such a common problem, the healthcare industry and therefore the media has been very invested in this problem and as a result there are many ideas, beliefs and attitudes towards back pain. These beliefs have a large impact on peoples disability and recovery.
When your pain is due to a lack of movement, you will notice a restriction of movement in one or more directions and it will generally be painful to move into that restricted range. A physiotherapist can address this movement restriction in the back or neck by using a combination of hands-on techniques to lengthen tight tissue and loosen stiff joints.