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 and Shoulder Pain - WebMD
The experts at WebMD explain the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of neck and shoulder pain.
Shoulder and Neck Pain Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about neck and shoulder pain, including when to seek medical help.
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.