What is Cervical Pain (Neck Pain)?
Cervical Pain, Neck Pain or Neck Stiffness can be caused by many things.
Generally, neck pain is not serious and can be treated with rest and time. However, if your cervical neck pain is caused by an injury or illness, you will need to speak to a specialist. Typically if your neck pain is severe, or if it continues for more than a week, or if you have other symptoms, you want to contact a cervical spine pain specialist or your Doctor right away.
Cervical Spine Pain Symptoms
Cervical neck pain is a common medical condition that can arise from many different sources. It is important to get proper guidance to determine what exactly is causing your neck pain and what the best methods are to treat it.
Cervical pain is most commonly associated with a dull aching sensation. The pain can intensify with movement of the cervical spine. Cervical pain can be associated with headaches as well as facial pain, shoulder pain and arm numbness or tingling.
Some Common Cervical Pain or Neck Pain Symptoms
Cervical Pain Treatment
Determining the best course of treatment for your cervical pain depends upon the reason for your neck pain. Treatments often include rest, application of hot or cold packs, traction, physical therapy, topical creams, muscle relaxants or surgery.
There are many treatment options for cervical spine pain. Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin has several Cervical Pain Specialists who are dedicated to providing superior individual care. Our goal is to help you return to your pain free self as soon as possible. Contact us for more information or to schedule an appointment with one of our certified cervical pain specialists today. This page is under construction.
Cervical Spine Pain and Cervical Neck Pain Educational Videos
Learn more about what Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin can do to help you alleviate your cervical neck pain by reviewing our educational videos.
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