A stiff neck is typically characterized by soreness and difficulty moving the neck, especially when trying to turn the head to the side. It may also be accompanied by a headache, neck pain, shoulder pain and/or arm pain. In order to look sideways or over the shoulder, an individual may need to turn the entire body instead of the stiff neck.
What the Neck Pain?
If you have neck pain related to cervical disc herniation or stenosis as it relates to your c3-c4, c4-c5 and c5-c6, then you should read the following:
We see many patients who complain about neck pain, stiffness in muscles such as shoulders, arms and biceps who don’t even realize they may have herniated their cervical discs.
Medications such as aspirin and other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), neck exercises and even surgery don’t always help neck pain go away. New Jersey chiropractic doctors talk with thousands of patients every day, and they’ve learned about unusual but effective ways patients combat neck pain. Some chiropractors have adopted a few ideas for their practices.
You ‘ve heard about it, or maybe even felt it from time to time, but we come across it every day! Yes, that uncomfortable neck pain that you have been experiencing, can really put a damper on your day and how you feel. It can affect everything from driving, basic conversation, attitude, or even sitting at your computer.
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How back pain results from sitting in an office chair
Sitting in office chairs for prolonged periods of time can be a major cause of back pain. Sitting is a static posture that can cause increased stress in the back, neck, arms and legs, and can add a tremendous amount of pressure to the back muscles and spinal discs.
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