Neck Pain

Pain in the neck and shoulders not only disrupts everyday activities, but it can be a sign of a more serious problem.  We take all pain seriously, especially neck and shoulder pain.

Common cause of neck pain include:

  • Injury
  • Infections
  • Arthritis
  • Degenerative disorders
  • Disease
  • Tumors
  • Sleeping in wrong position
  • Poor posture
  • Repetitive Motion
  • Holding head in unusual position
  • Whiplash
  • Nerve root impingement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Dislocated shoulders
  • Instability or looseness in neck and shoulders
  • Arm or collarbone fractures

It is important to get any type of neck or shoulder pain evaluated as soon as possible.  Common symptoms of neck pain include:

  • Stiffness or loss of flexibility
  • Sharp pain
  • Headaches
  • Muscle spasms
  • General soreness
  • Trouble gripping or lifting objects
  • Radiating pain that can include the shoulders and arms

Neck pain treatment options include: