Like a majority of conditions affecting the spine, neck pain and headache are usually the result of muscular overuse and strain due to poor posture and movement patterns. Sitting and standing with a ‘slumped’ posture places the neck and shoulders in an unideal position, leading to muscular tightness which can directly or indirectly cause neck pain and headache. Applying the Bodyspanner's local-regional-global model, it is important to address the middle and lower spines as well as the Shoulder when treating this region as dysfunction in these areas directly affects how the neck and head are positioned
Most conditions of elbow Wrist and hand are soft-tissue injuries caused by repetitive overuse. There is an intimate relationship between the elbow, hand and wrist with the neck and shoulder.
Applying the local-regional-global model, poor general posture and positioning of the neck and shoulder affects the function of the elbow, wrist and hand. Neglecting to address the neck and shoulder is often the reason that conditions in this area tend to linger and recur.
Below is a list of conditions most commonly associated with the head and neck. Read through these to assess which one most closely fits your symptoms.
Be sure to check that you don’t have any ‘red flag’ symptoms which means you will first need to consult with you health practitioner before using the Bodyspanner.