Neck pain

Specialty of Pain Medicine

Neck pain is that which occurs at the top of the column, in the cervical spine. It is a pain produced generally by trauma, disease, progressive deterioration, poor posture or emotional stress. Specifically, the neck pain can be caused by any irregularity or tension in this area of ​​the spine, in the muscles, ligaments, nerves or disks, as in the vertebrae and their joints. The symptoms of neck pain can be of varying degrees, from mild discomfort to a sharp, sudden and severe pain. You can also become a chronic neck pain when it lasts more than three months and usually more common in women than in men. Besides, in patients suffering from neck pain and persistent headache it is recommended consultation with a doctor and physiotherapy.

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