Physical Therapy for Chest Pain

Pinpointing the Cause of Your Chest Pain

Chest pain can stem from various causes, ranging from muscle strain to more serious cardiac issues. It's crucial to seek medical attention to identify the underlying factors and receive appropriate treatment. At Glackin Physiotherapy, our experienced team is here to help you address and manage chest pain effectively, ensuring your well-being and peace of mind.


Common chest conditions treated at Glackin Physiotherapy:

  • Costochondritis
  • Pectoral muscle strain or injury
  • Rib fractures or sprains
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Postural issues contributing to chest discomfort
  • Myofascial pain syndrome in the chest
  • Respiratory conditions impacting chest mobility
  • Musculoskeletal imbalances affecting chest function

Is this chest discomfort I'm experiencing?

Despite its prevalence, chest tightness can often go unnoticed due to the frequent strain placed on this area. 

Muscular Pectoralgia Symptoms:

  • Sharp or stabbing pain in the chest
  • Pressure or tightness in the chest
  • Burning sensation in the chest
  • Pain that radiates to the arms, back, neck, or jaw

    *Follow up with your primary care provider if you experience any of the following, as these may not be muscular symptoms: Dizziness, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, sweating, nausea/vomiting*

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Hands-on Treatment 

Hands-on therapy can alleviate neck pain by targeting specific muscles and tissues to release tension and improve mobility.


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Rehabilitation Exercises 

Rehabilitation exercises for neck pain focus on strengthening muscles, improving flexibility, and correcting posture to promote long-term relief and prevent future issues.

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Postural Education

Postural education from a physical therapist can empower individuals to make conscious adjustments in their daily activities, reducing strain on the neck and alleviating pain.

Avoid Pectoralgia with Physical Therapy

At Glackin Physiotherapy, our doctors are trained not only to alleviate your chest pain symptoms but also to address the underlying causes. With specialized expertise, they create tailored treatment plans aimed at reducing discomfort and promoting optimal chest function, ensuring you feel better and regain peace of mind.

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Want to learn more about pain in your chest?  Check out our blog on costochondritis below!