Overview of neck pain
- Neck pain is a general condition that will affect the majority of people at some stage in their lives. Several different things can result in neck pain, which is generally not the sign of a more severe condition.
- Generally, the pain frequently spreads from the neck to the back or shoulders, and it regularly causes headaches.
- Bad posture (the way your body is located when sitting or standing)
- Sleeping in an uncomfortable position
- Injury such as a muscle spasm
- Extended use of a laptop or PC
- Pain as part of normal aging
- Injury to the spinal cord, vertebrae or nerves in the neck
When to consult a doctor
- At first, the pain is increasing
- The pain doesn’t seem to fade even after a week
- You have lack of feeling, prickling or pins and needles in your legs or arms
- In addition, you start having problems with your bowel or bladder
- Lastly, high temperature with neck pain.
Suspicion of Premeditated Damage
- If there is any doubt that these symptoms were caused intentionally and were not the effect of an accident, you should look for help from a healthcare expert as soon as possible.
- This can be a nurse or GP at an emergency center or doctor surgery.