Neck Pain Directory
Neck pain is common, but not normal. Causes include trauma, poor posture, muscle strain, bone abnormalities, and more. Diagnosing neck pain may require X-rays, MRIs, and other imaging tests. Many times, exercises can help alleviate pain. Stretching, strengthening exercises, yoga, and other similar forms of exercise are often helpful. Other treatments may include pain relievers, muscle relaxers, and other forms of treatment. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how neck pain is caused, treated, and prevented.
Neck Pain-When To Call a Doctor
Call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you have been injured and you have: Severe neck injury, such as an injury caused by a: Serious car accident. Fall from a height of or more. Major sports - related injury. Direct blow to the head or neck.
Physical Therapy for Neck Pain
Find out how physical therapy and other options might ease neck pain from cervical disc disease.
Questions About Neck Pain and Cervical Disk Disease
Can you treat neck pain from a herniated disk or degenerative disk disease on your own? Get answers to this and other questions about cervical disk disease from the experts at WebMD.
Neck Problems and Injuries-Preparing For Your Appointment
A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Neck Problems and Injuries.
Cervical Disc Disease and Neck Pain
Cervical disc disease can cause radiating pain, as well as numbness and weakness in your shoulders, arm, and hand, but effective treatments can reduce pain and restore your flexibility.
Is Stress Making You Ache?
Why your whole body suffers when you're tense; plus, how to ease the pain.