Common Pain Areas

 

  • lower neck 

  • back of the head

  • headaches

  • between shoulder blades

  • top of shoulders

  • elbows

 

Computer Overuse
 

Care is designed to focus on the multiple body parts that are commonly over-worked from constant computer use.  Our focus is on reducing pain and stiffness in the neck and upper back as well as the structures surrounding your shoulder blades, shoulders, elbows, forearms, and wrists.  

 

Your first visit will start with a detailed evaluation to identify the particular regions and structures that affect you the most and a customized care plan will be created to focus on the primary source of your pain and fatigue.

 

 

Conditions that may arise from computer overuse:

 

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Cervical Pain Syndrome

  • "Mouse Shoulder"

  • "Tennis Elbow"

  • Wrist tendonitis

  • Migraine headaches

 

Individuals will vary in the combination of symptoms.  Your therapists will prioritize and vary the focus of each treatment based on your specific needs and your progress.

 

Common structures targeted for treatment: (individual variatons apply)

  • trapezius muscles

  • rhomboid muscles

  • levator scapulae muscles

  • scalene muscles

  • paraspinal muscles

  • brachioradialis muscles

  • wrist flexor muscles

  • Transverse Carpal Ligament

  • Supraspinous Ligaments

  • Cervical facets

  • Thoracic facets

  • muscles in the posterior compartment of forearm

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