Neck pain is becoming a common complaint nowadays.
Decreased ability to move your head
Constant pain around the neck region
Increased pain on long hours of driving or working on the computer
Osteoarthritis is one of the most common causes of neck pain. Osteoarthritis is caused by degeneration or inflammation of the facet joints.
Neck muscle strains and/or ligament sprains can cause axial neck pains.
Cervical disc degeneration
Referred pain from other regions of the body
Myelopathy pain (caused by compression of the spinal cord)
One should seek immediate medical attention if neck pain is associated with numbness, sharp shooting pain down the shoulder or arm or feeling of lack of strength in arms and hands.