The neck (cervical spine) is made up of vertebrae that extend from the skull to the upper torso. Any abnormalities, inflammation, or injury to the neck can cause pain or stiffness. In many cases, neck pain is due to poor posture, normal wear and tear, or overuse. Sometimes, it is caused by physical injury, contact sports, or whiplash. It is not generally serious, but in some cases, neck pain can indicate serious injury or illness and require a doctor’s care.
Neck pain (or cervicalgia) is a common problem, with two-thirds of the population
having neck pain at some point in their lives. Neck pain, although felt in the ...
Jun 28, 2016 ... Many people have occasional neck pain or stiffness. In many cases, it's due to
poor posture, normal wear and tear, or overuse. Learn more ...
In-depth information about the types of chronic neck pain in the cervical spine
including symptoms of the common causes of chronic neck pain.
Apr 8, 2015 ... The experts at WebMD explain the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of neck and
A sudden-onset (acute) bout of neck pain is common. Two out of three of us will
have neck pain at some time in our lives. In most cases it is not due to a serious ...
Jul 9, 2015 ... Neck pain is a common complaint. Neck muscles can be strained from poor
posture — whether it's leaning over your computer or hunching ...
Nov 28, 2016 ... Read about neck pain treatment, symptoms, diagnosis, and home remedies, and
get tips on pain relief. Cervical pain causes include whiplash, ...
Neck pain is a common medical symptom. The Everyday Health Symptom
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Mar 10, 2016 ... Read our article and learn more on MedlinePlus: Neck pain.