That pain in your neck is a condition that can limit your abilities to perform your daily tasks. It can affect your range of movement around the neck, and it could also be a source of pain in the other parts of your upper body.
What Causes Neck Pain?
There are several different reasons that trigger that pain in your neck. These include:
- Looking down at computer monitor all-day
- Driving for long periods of time
- Looking at mobile phones excessively
- Poor sitting posture
- Motor vehicle accident
- Sports injury
- Arthritis or disc degeneration
Where is the Pain Felt?
The pain can be mainly felt in your neck, or right on the side of the neck. Your neck pain may also be felt in your shoulder, and the other shoulder pain could originate from your neck. When a nerve in your neck is cramped and throbbed, you may feel pain radiating down your arms and going to your hands. Tingling, fatigue, or immobility may at times be felt in your arms and hands, too.
What are the Treatments for Neck Pain?
A physical therapist will help you reduce and relieve your neck pain. Some popular treatments recommended by physical therapists for neck pain include: