Treat Your Own Neck Book


Is your head throbbing? Does your shoulder ache? Or you have pain at your elbow driving you to distraction?

Neck pain and the often associated headache are all too familiar. Don’t reach for the pain killers to mask your problem, take responsibility and read on. Busy lifestyles take a toll on your body. Whether it is sitting at a work station, doing precision work or driving a vehicle for prolonged periods, your neck region is particularly vulnerable.

Treat Your Own Neck will give you a practical approach to managing your neck pain symptoms. The exercise regime unique to the McKenzie Method will empower you to respond to different types of neck-related pain, including postural stress.

This book will enable you to identify and respond to any neck pain reoccurrence in a safe and economical manner.


Do you suffer from any of the following neck-related conditions:
  • Headache
  • Neuritis
  • Neuralgia
  • Pain in the shoulders / shoulder blade
  • Pain in the upper or lower arm

Studies have indicated that a very significant number of people that suffer from neck pain will be helped by the patient self-treatment handbook Treat Your Own Neck.

In any of the following situations you should not commence the exercise programme without first consulting your health professional:
  • if you have developed headaches recently; in this case your eyes or prescription glasses may need to be checked
  • if you experience severe headaches that have come on for no apparent reason, never cease and are gradually getting worse
  • if you have severe episodic headaches that are accompanied by nausea and dizziness.
  • if you have pain near or at the wrist or hand and experience sensations of pins and needles or numbness in the fingers
  • If you suffer from any of the above you should seek advise from a health professional in the early stages.
  • if you have developed neck problems following a recent, severe accident