Most of the people above 40 may be experience neck pain or shoulder pain. It is an orthopaedic condition. Some may experience pain in both areas. The neck or cervical spine is seen with vertebrae. That begin in the upper torso and end at the base of the skull. Now a days people struggle with problems in your life. They suffer great tension in their day to day life. Tension and strain is the main cause of neck and shoulder pain.
Neck pain can come from a number of disorders in your muscles, ligaments, nerves as well as in bones and joints of the spine.
In some cases throat and tuberculosis infection may lead to neck pain. It also come from other conditions such as fibromyalgia and polymyalgia rheumatica etc.
Symptoms of Neck Pain
Sharp shooting pain
Swishing sounds in the head
Neck pain can also be associated with headache, facial pain,shoulder pain and arm numbness or tingling (upper extremity paresthesias). These associated symptoms are often a result of nerves becoming pinched in the neck. Depending on the condition, sometimesneck pain is accompanied by upper back and/or lower back pain, as is common in inflammation of the spine.
How Are Neck and Shoulder Pain Diagnosed?
Treatment For Neck Pain
It can be treated by anti-inflammatory meditation(ibuprofen) and Pain relievers(acetaminophen). Depending on the source of pain drugs like muscle relaxers and antidepressants are also recommended. In some cases surgical procedures may be necessary. Your doctor can tell you what is the best course of treatment for you.