Neck Pain - What Increases Your Risk

Risk factors for neck pain that you cannot control include:

Risk factors that you can control include:

  • Awkward positions that put stress on the neck, or poor posture at home or at work.
  • Stress or depression, or boredom at or unhappiness with work.
  • Heavy physical work.
  • Smoking or drug abuse.
  • Poor physical condition and lack of exercise.
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