Chronic Neck Pain

(Neck Pain, Chronic)


Chronic neck pain is pain in the neck over a long period of time. It usually lasts more than 3 months. The pain can range from mild to severe.
Nerve Pain in Neck
Neck pain
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Chronic neck pain can be caused by a number of conditions, including problems with the muscles, nerves, or bones.

Risk Factors

Factors that may increase your risk of chronic neck pain include having:


Chronic neck pain may also cause you to have neck stiffness. Pain may be worse when moving your neck. The pain can be any type of pain including burning, sharp, dull, and tingling. The pain may spread to other parts of the body such as the shoulders and arms.
Muscles of the Neck
Neck Muscles
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