Cervical (Neck) Meniscoid Entrapment

If you have neck pain symptoms, it is advised to see an experienced Aurum Health Care Chiropractor before commencing any self-management strategies. Call us on 9899 1416 or Book Online.

What is Cervical (Neck) Meniscoid Entrapment?

It is when the soft tissue in between the joint capsule becomes trapped, and a ‘pinching’ or ‘catching’ sensation with neck pain is experienced.

What are the symptoms of Cervical (Neck) Meniscoid Entrapment?

You usually experience:

  • Neck pain with a ‘catching’ feeling when moving your neck
  • Sharp neck pain with muscle guarding that gets worse over time
  • Limited neck movement

What are the causes of neck pain due to Cervical (Neck) Meniscoid Entrapment?

These include:

  • Abnormal biomechanics in the cervical spine (neck region)
  • Pain as a result of muscle spasm, i.e. acute locked neck syndrome
  • Prolonged immobility of the joints in the neck i.e. prolonged poor posture when using electronics (tablets, phones)

If I experience neck pain from Cervical (Neck) Meniscoid Entrapment, what can I do?

  • Ice to the affected area. Click this link for duration
  • Rest

For a more customised self-management plan and if symptoms do not improve,

Call us on 9899 1416 or Book Online and one of our experienced Chiropractors at Aurum Health Care can assess and formulate a treatment plan for you to get you on the road to recovery.