If you have a cervical spine condition, you have probably experienced an aching neck. Conditions such as arthritis, herniated disc disease, spinal stenosis, or others can all contribute to neck pain. Although the causes may vary, there are neck pain treatment options to help relieve your pain. If [Read More]
How Common Is Neck Pain?
Neck pain can be simply a mild, temporary ache or a stabbing pain that spreads to the shoulders. About 30% of adults in the U.S. suffer from some form of neck pain every year, and about 50% of adults develop chronic or intermittent neck pain. The topmost portion of the spine is in the neck, and [Read More]
Poor Sleep Posture and Neck Pain
Sometimes, just a slight turn to one side or the other while sleeping at night can create a crick in the neck area. The “crick” is due to stiffened muscles in the lower neck and shoulders after the neck has supported the head in an awkward position while lying down. Because the head weighs [Read More]