Mid-back, neck and rib pain

Why is this occurring?

  • Postural changes with pregnancy
  • Prolonged positions when feeding baby
  • Weakness of core abdominal muscles
  • Awkward sleeping positions

What are the signs and symptoms?

  • Pain in neck region possibly extending up into the head
  • Stiffness in the neck or upper back region
  • Heaviness/ fatigue in neck region, feeling the need to support your neck
  • Headaches
  • Sharp pain in the ribs

What can be done to help me?

  • A through assessment to determine the cause of your pain
  • Education about appropriate postural changes/ appropriate feeding positions to relieve pain
  • Specific exercise program to strengthen postural and core muscles
  • Expert hands on treatment to relieve stiff painful joints
  • Postural taping to relieve pain and reinforce correct posture