Neck spasms are sudden, involuntary contractions of the muscles in the neck. They are painful and can limit mobility due to stiffness. However, they are preventable!
Poor sleeping positions, postural deficits, stress, or overuse can cause neck spasms. The best way to eliminate the problem is to remove the cause. As a manual therapist, determining the cause and educating your client on preventative strategies can help your patients get rid of persistent neck spasms and pain for good. Review our following recommendations and advice to get your clients on track!
You have been working in the field of manual therapy, whether as a massage therapist, chiropractor, manual osteopath and you have decided to branch out and start your own business. Or you recently passed your exams and graduated, but no one taught what to do afterwards.
If you have been thinking about starting your own practice in the Health & Wellness industry, here are some helpful questions to consider.
It seems that almost weekly, we are bombarded with new and exciting tools to help make our work “more efficient”, though usually at a pretty high cost. Tons of different apps and software promise to organize your clients, help you book appointments, and save you hours of pointless bookkeeping each day.
The reality is not usually as simple. Many of these systems save you time- if you’re willing to spend months learning how to use them. In the meantime, you can pay their monthly fees- often hundreds per month, on a tedious and unknown system. The worst part? This is often the best-case scenario. The company you’re with could always decide to stop supporting the system, leaving you with an incomplete product.
After a bit of research, we decided to answer the question- is going paperless worth it?