Updated: Apr 20, 2018
Neck pain is one of the discomfort of human beings. Mainly strain or some other causes are behind this pain.
Neck Pain Symptoms
· Tingling, numbness or weakness in the arms,
· Muscle pain,
· Stiffness in neck,
· Throat pain,
· Trouble in gripping or lifting objects
Onset of Neck Pain :
Neck pain basically develops in one of the following ways:
It will develop slowly by time
Immediate effect of an injury
Delayed effect of an injury
occur without any prior sign
Causes Behind Neck Pain
Neck pain is considered as chronic when it persists for more than 3 months.
Common causes are:
Wrong position while sleeping
Cervical degenerative disc
Cervical herniated disc
Cervical spinal stenosis with myelopathy
Cervical foraminal stenosis
Other causes of Neck pain
Self-Care for Neck Pain
Take rest in between work pressure
Apply Ice or Heat on the locus
Message with oil or anti inflammatory gel.
Betterment of posture while sitting, standing or lying.
Medication to counter the pain
Nonsurgical Medical Care for Neck Pain
Cervical epidural steroid injections
Cervical facet injections.
Trigger point injections
For minor we can apply the simple remedies:
Apply heat or ice to the painful area
Keep moving the neck but avoid jerking or painful activities
Do exercises, up and down, side to side, and from ear to ear.
This is a medical condition characterized by chronic pain in upper neck, back of the head and behind the eyes. It lasts for hours or days.
Signs & Symptoms:
Chronic headache in the back and around or top of the head, behind the eye.
Diminished sensation in the affected area.
Sensitivity of light & sound
Aching, burning and throbbing pain at the base of the head and then radiates to scalp.
Difficulty with balance and coordination
Nausea or vomiting