More than 30% of headaches are the result of stiffness and tension in the neck muscles and joints.

If you are suffering from frequent and severe headaches a Richmond Physiotherapy Clinic physiotherapist could help by investigating whether your neck is contributing to your pain.

If it is, we can help by treating the joint and muscle with specific mobilisation, soft tissue techniques and exercise to relieve your pain.


Neck pain following injury of the neck, commonly as a result of motor vehicle accidents and accidental falls.

Whiplash injuries usually result in neck pain and stiffness but it is not uncommon to experience additional back pain, shoulder and arm pain, and headaches.

Treatment by a Richmond Physiotherapy Clinic physiotherapist is recommended often initially aimed at reducing any muscle spasm and restoring normal range.

In most cases it is also important to strengthen the small muscles that give your neck support.

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