There are many different types of neck pain: it can be a dull, stiff or a general ache. It could also be a sharp shooting pain, spreading from the neck into the shoulders and arms. You might wake and feel as if your neck is locked, and it is difficult to move your head. It can also be connected with headaches, pins and needles as well as weakness in the arms and hands. There are also other types of neck pain.
There are a wide range of pain sensitive areas located around the neck, and they can produce varying symptoms.
Common causes of neck pain can include:
Here at the Ashford Osteopathic Clinic we attempt to discover what the cause or causes of the neck pain. To provide relief from pain and to treat the underlying cause, in order to prevent the re-occurrence. Depending on the patient and the problem, a specific treatment plan can be produced.