Neck Pain

About "Neck Pain"

Neck pain can result from many things such as poor posture, osteoarthritis, muscle strains, worn joints, nerve compression, injuries, and other health conditions. To prevent neck pain, maintain good posture, avoid carrying heavy bags on your shoulders, and sleep in a good position.

Related Terms: Physiotherapy, Back Pain, Mri For Low Back Pain Or Neck Pain, Nerve Compression, Headache, Vitamin D, Neck Stiffness

Recently Answered Questions

How to Manage Neck Pain Through Homeopathy?
Article Overview: Homeopathy can treat neck pain or cervical pain. This article narrates the cause, symptoms, investigations, general management and the role of homeopathic medicines in treating these conditions along with yoga practices.  Read Article »
Dr. Ashish Kumar Dixit
Homeopathic Physician

Neck pain or cervical pain is the commonest presenting medical condition in daily practice. The neck is to hold the head while static or in motion. The components of the neck are bone, ligaments, muscles and intervertebral disc. So any injury, inflammation or disease associated with these ...  Read Article »
I have been having neck pain since I met with an accident. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I involved in a car accident seven years ago. I have been having problems with my neck ever since. I recently consulted an orthopedic specialist and had an MRI done last week. The results are as follow: Multilevel degenerative disc disease with straightening of lordosis. Multilevel bul...  Read Full »
Dr. Tony Magana
Neuro Surgeon

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The joints of the neck are the discs and the facets. As one ages they wear out. This can be aggravated by accidents. This process can cause pain in two ways. Joint pain in the neck without neurological weakness or numbness. Neurological problems from pressure on the ne...  Read Full »
How to rule out neck pain and numbness?
Query: Hi doctor, A physiotherapist did some manipulation with my neck and since then when I fall asleep at night, my arms, hands, upper back (area just below the neck) and brain feels weird as if blood supply is cut. This happens several times during the night while I am sleeping and these symptoms go aw...  Read Full »
Dr. Akshay Kumar Saxena
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have mentioned pain and numbness in your upper limbs after manipulation was done by a physical therapist. You have also mentioned both upper limb involvement which is actually a surprise because normal spinal manipulations should not actually lead to this especial...  Read Full »
Why is there neck pain on turning to side?
Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my neck whenever I turn it to the left, occurring in the back left-hand side of my neck, and this has been happening for the last six months. I am currently on no medication. I am a female, age 15, 5'5".  Read Full »
Dr. Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern. I feel that there could be some facet irritation that can lead to this restriction and pain on your left side of the neck. Do not worry. I suggest you to kindly use a neck pillow or support your neck properly while sleeping. At least make su...  Read Full »
How can I get rid of neck pain due to prolonged sitting?
Query: Hello doctor, I have to sit nine hours per day at work. Due to long time sitting, there is a pain in my neck. What should I do to get rid of this pain?  Read Full »
Dr. Atul Prakash
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to A very common issue with people working on the desk. Long hours at a stretch spent in poor posture and bad ergonomic position leads to the symptoms you describe. I will recommend reading about the correct office or desk posture and making changes to your laptop scree...  Read Full »
Please explain MRI taken for neck pain.
Query: Hi doctor,I have neck pain. Kindly help.  Read Full »
Dr. Vivek Chail
General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I could only view eight images from your MRI cervical spine scan (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The pictures which you have sent do not show the spinal canal and the discs in detail. Please send all the MRI images which are available on your CD DVD an...  Read Full »
How can neck pain due to degeneration of cervical spine be cured?
Query: Hello doctor, I am facing acute neck pain since last three months and have been diagnosed with moderate degeneration in the cervical spine. Hands get pins and needles feeling sometimes during sleep. Legs get pins and needles feeling if not moved for say more than 10 minutes. Earlier arms were also ...  Read Full »
Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar
Homeopathic Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You may have cervical osteoarthritis. It is due to cervical spine degeneration. It is due to the wear and tear of cartilage and bones, which are present in the cervical spine. It causes chronic, severe pain and stiffness. Actually, it is age-related problem. Causes for...  Read Full »
I have shoulder, arm, breast and neck pain. Is it musculoskeletal pain?
Query: Hello doctor,Since last few days, I am having left sided pain in the shoulder, upper arm, the front area near the shoulder, breast, both outer sides of the neck and collarbone area. Sometimes, it pains on the back side as well. I can feel the pain when I press the body part where the pain originates...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, it is not at all related to the heart. Cardiac pain usually increases on exertion and relieves with rest. It will never increase on pressing or arm movement. You do not need to repeat any test. Coming to possibilities, psychosomatic is certainly a possibil...  Read Full »
What is the treatment for neck pain due to working on computer?
Query: Hello doctor, I work on computers for the past three years. I have constant pain in the neck. I consulted with a neurologist, he suggested for MRI scan. He gave treatment and said within 10 days I will get normal. I asked the doctor for any big issue he said there is no critical condition. 16 mont...  Read Full »
Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It is likely a spondylosis both cervical and lumbar. It is a spine problem where you get pain and other symptoms due to compression of nerves between spine. So it will cause symptoms along the course of nerves. It is probably due to prolonged sitting. Do you have any hi...  Read Full »
What does the MRI for neck pain indicate?
Query: Hello doctor, I am uploading the MRI report of my mother. Kindly review and advise what is the best treatment for such patients. She has a neck pain and is using Myrin P for the past four months.  Read Full »
Dr. Atul Prakash
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Your mother's MRI report suggests a very serious problem and you need to see a spinal surgeon or a neurosurgeon urgently (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The top of your mother's spine has tuberculosis of the bone and that has left her with a very un...  Read Full »


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