Comprehensive rehabilitation (rehab) programs offer a variety of treatments
low back pain, integrating physical therapy, pain
management with medicine and mental skills, and various medical treatments.
These programs teach people how to care for their backs, how to prevent reinjury, and, in
the case of people with chronic pain, how to manage their pain (and situations
that make their pain worse) on a daily basis. The most reputable programs are
staffed by a team that includes doctors, physical therapists, behavioral
counselors, and social workers.
You are likely to benefit from a comprehensive rehab program if you
Neck strain is often just called whiplash. Although it's usually associated with car accidents, any impact or blow that causes your head to jerk forward or backward can cause neck strain. The sudden force stretches and tears the muscles and tendons in your neck.
Neck strain afflicts many amateur and professional athletes. People who play contact sports like football are especially prone to neck strain.
Neck strains are often confused with neck sprains. They're a bit different. Neck strains are...