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Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)

Do you know what cervicalgia (neck pain) is? If you do, do you know what causes neck pain? Certainly it would be better for you to know about it so that you can prevent this kind of pain in the future.

Inside this article, we would like to give you information about neck pain, especially about the definition and what are the causes.

The information will be divided into two parts:

  • Neck pain definition
  • Neck pain causes

Optimistically through this article, you will derive useful and valuable information about neck pain.

Wish you a very happy learning!

Neck Pain Definition
What is neck pain? When you have a soreness sensation or discomfort feeling in your neck area, you have neck pain. In the medical world, neck pain is also known as cervicalgia.

Neck pain (cervicalgia) originates from disorders of the patient’s neck. The pain may also comes from structures close to the patient’s neck. Mostly, neck pain cases are associated with a difficulty to move the neck or a stiff neck, predominantly on one side.

If a slipped disk presses on the patient’s nerve or a muscle spasm occurs, neck pain can be correlated with weakness, tingling, or numbness in the patient’s arm or hand.

Neck Pain Causes
The possible causes of neck pain are as follows:

  • Meningitis
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Herniated disk between the patient’s neck vertebrae
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Injury to the patient’s neck resulting in blood vessel damage, spinal fracture, or whiplash
  • Muscle tension (usually happens due to more strain or stress on the patient’s upper back and/or neck areas of the patient’s spines).

As we can read from the explanation above, sometimes the causes of neck pain can be simple, such as lengthy episodes holding your neck in a specific position.

In the next article, we will write further about causes of neck pain (cervicalgia).

You should consult with your doctor and other health care professionals to get a better knowledge and information about neck pain (cervicalgia).

Kindly bear in mind, this article is not solely intended as the only source of information about neck pain (cervicalgia).

3 responses to Neck Pain (Cervicalgia)

  1. is this a total disabling thing?

  2. I had the surgery for what their diagnosis said: CERVICALGIA. i NEVER SUFFERED NECK PAINS NOR HEADACHES. But I had and still have tingly fingers, numbness, burning, pain …And now after the surgery the fingers are worse, and I now also have numbness, and numbness in the toes, legs and knees —especially on the left side. DON’T LET THEM DO SURGERY….IT DIDN’T HELP ONE BIT….iT WAS DONE ALMOST A YEAR AGO, AND THEY’RE STILL BILLING ME FOR IT FROM cEDAR sINAI , Dr./ Leonel Hunt, and the Western Physdical Therapy bunch….Their treatmen t and analysis does no good !!!!

  3. no …I can do everything; go too water aerobics and will be a part of my grand-daughtrer’s wedding next month…..But the numbness is bothersome, especially at night……I need to remember to stand straight (head up), and sometimes have difficulty walking when I first get up in the morning….I use my dear de-ceased husband’s cane)….in the house.

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