Neck Pain

Sidelined by Neck Pain?

Neck pain will affect a majority of people at some point during their lives. It can be acute (sudden and short-lived) or chronic (lasting over a long period of time). Neck pain can be caused by simple, everyday factors or by more serious conditions. Some common causes of neck pain include:

Symptoms

  • Feeling of sharp pain
  • Feeling of dull pain
  • Stiffness
  • Additional pain in the shoulder or back

Diagnosis

Treatment

Treatment for neck pain usually involves medication, rest and stretching. In some cases, neck surgery may be necessary.