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.
Surgery for Neck Pain
When medicine and other treatment don’t help your neck pain, surgery may be the answer. Learn about all your options and how they can help.
Why Does My Neck Hurt?
Poor posture, the way you sleep, even carrying a heavy bag can leave with you a sore neck. What can you do to relieve the pain? And what can you do to keep it from recurring?
Neck Pain: Immediate Attention
Think you might have whiplash? WebMD explains the signs.
Shoulder and Neck Pain Treatment
Learn more from WebMD about neck and shoulder pain, including when to seek medical help.