Neck pain affects people of all age and gender, but it is more common in a demographic belonging to middle and old age. When it occurs along with shoulder and spinal ache, it is referred to as spondylitis. Neck pain can be gruesome if ignored for a long time and arises out of negligence to posture and exercise. Over exertion of neck muscles, while work or study and bad sleeping postures often cause neck pain which can be relieved with a few simple exercises.
HOW IS NECK PAIN DIAGNOSED?
Neck pain can be treated with anti inflammatory drugs and painkillers but more frequent bouts demand an X-ray scan of the affected area.