Neck pain is one of the most common types of pain experienced by the general public. Many types of conditions and injuries can cause neck pain, such as arthritis in the neck or a whiplash injury from an automobile accident. Neck pain can range from milder degrees of irritation and discomfort to a more severe and debilitating degree, but there are also other symptoms associated with cervical spine pain.
Besides neck pain, another common symptom associated with cervical spine pain is a decreased neck range of motion. The neck range of motion is the degree to how much an individual can bend, extend, rotate, and laterally bend their head and neck. People with neck pain also suffer from stiffness, tight muscles in the area, and aching or burning, which is the leading cause for the limited mobility of the neck.
Many people have experienced symptoms of neck pain due to trauma from an injury or an underlying condition. Arthritis in the neck or a whiplash injury from an automobile accident are several factors that may cause neck pain. The symptoms for neck pain can be mild or more severe, causing different degrees of pain and discomfor. For more information, please feel free to ask Dr. Jimenez or contact us at (915) 850-0900.