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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

What is neck pain?

The neck is located between the head and the shouders. Because of its location and range of motion, it's often left unprotected and vulnerable to injury.

Neck pain can result from many different causes—from age-related disorders, injury, or inflammatory disease. Causes of neck pain and problems may include:

How is neck pain diagnosed?

In addition to a complete medical history, physical examination, and possible blood tests, diagnostic procedures for neck pain may include:

A picture of an x-ray of the head
X-ray of the Head

What is the treatment for neck pain?

Specific treatment for neck pain will be determined by your physician based on:

Treatment may include:

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