Neck Pain Physical Therapy Fort Collins, Windsor & Surrounding Cities

For patients with neck pain, it can sometimes feel like nothing provides any relief from their symptoms. If this sounds like you, physical therapy for neck pain may be a good next step. A physical therapist can help determine the root cause of your neck discomfort and provide appropriate treatments based on examination results. With the care of our expert physical therapists at Colorado in Motion, you can start working towards eliminating your neck pain today.

Common Causes of Neck Pain

There are a variety of potential causes of neck pain and it is important to determine the root cause before receiving treatment. Often, degeneration of the discs in the spine can lead to compression and dysfunction in the vertebral joints. This type of problem can present as a restriction in range of motion or even nerve pain that can travel from the neck to the arm or hand. In other cases, postural issues can cause muscular length and strength deficits. Whatever the cause, a physical therapist will perform a thorough evaluation, determine whether your symptoms warrant referral to another provider, and ultimately develop a treatment plan that is specific to your needs and abilities. 

How to Relieve Neck Discomfort

A physical therapist can help reduce neck pain by addressing the root cause of the pain or restriction. Scientifically supported treatment strategies can help create space in compressed joints which can reduce nerve compression and pain. If there is a postural deviation, it is important to strengthen weak muscles and stretch shortened muscles. When neck pain is caused by nerve compression or restriction, it can often help to mobilize the nerve as it travels from the spine to the arm. Your physical therapist will synthesize your symptoms and treatment options in order to provide the best possible care based on current practice and evidence. 

Seek Physical Therapy Treatment for Neck Pain

If you are frustrated by your persistent neck pain, don’t give up yet! Physical therapists at Colorado in Motion can help. Visit a clinic in Fort Collins, Windsor, and other surrounding cities to discover for yourself the life changing effect that physical therapy can have on your neck pain and quality of life

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Here’s what some of our patients had to say

I am 100% cured. No more numbness in my fingers. I don’t even need to wear my brace at night anymore. Your recommended equipment and posture changes did the trick. Thanks so much!

five stars Rob, Fort Collins Rob, Fort Collins

Our son was 9+ weeks premature and required physical therapy to help with his gross motor skills. Jessica Albers was our therapist and she was wonderful. She gave us the tools to help our son develop and he is now a very active little two year old. We would recommend Jessica to any parents with…

five stars Aaron Biesemeier Aaron Biesemeier

I was referred to CIM for some calf and Achilles issues a few months after a bad strain. I had the pleasure of working with Derek Haverley to resolve it. Derek took time explaining to me how dry needling could help the situation, the results were amazing. It took about 4-5 sessions of dry needling…

five stars Jill Fox Jill Fox

From the very first treatment with Tim I knew I was on the road to recovery. A combination of dry needling, manipulation, home exercises relieved my chronic leg pain caused by a herniated disk. I was in severe pain and limited mobility for more than 3 years. I’ve had 4 treatments and I’m back on…

five stars Joe Joe

Tim has been helping me deal with various running and cycling injuries for a couple of years. They have included hip, back, calf, and knee issues. The at-home exercises he recommended helped so much, and I am now running and cycling pain free. He also recommended a specific strength training program. I am so grateful…

five stars Sheri Sheri

I was in a horrible car accident and had tried many specialized treatments for pain and pain management for more than a year before it was suggested (by a foot doctor) to have Physical Therapy at CIM. Three months ago I started working with David at the College/Harmony facility. What a difference he has made…

five stars Carol carol

Through a combination of dry needling and exercises, Terry had my lower back pain gone within a few weeks. His approach to care is great — educate the patient, give ’em the necessary tools, and the healing happens.

five stars Chris Ketterman Chris Ketterman

Terry is phenomenal. I’m a runner that has been working on a variety of issues for quite a while and I very recently saw Terry. I’ve had chronic Plantar Fasciitis and Terry has gotten it taken care of. His use of ASTYM has been great and my return to running has been much faster than…

five stars Jim Haselmaier Jim Haselmaier

I worked with John Zapanta this fall for joint pain and had terrific results. I was often amazed with the progress made. John’s personality, talent and enthusiasm regarding my recovery made the process more enjoyable than I would have thought possible. I was impressed that he often would follow up with an e-mail with photos…

five stars Cynthia Coogan Cynthia Coogan

I was referred to Colorado Physical Therapy Specialists and saw John. He was very helpful in easing the pain in my shoulder and gave me exercises to do at home in short increments of time that would fit into my schedule, but would still accomplish the goal. He will listen to any concerns, is very…

five stars Carol Metzner Carol Metzner