Also known as cervicalgia, neck pain can can be related to muscular tightness in the neck and upper back, and compression or tractioning of the spinal cord or nerves emanating from the cervical vertebrae.

What Does Your Pain Want From You?

A young woman came into my office last week with excruciating neck pain that began suddenly with no prior trauma or injury. Her neck and upper back were locked in what is clinically known as “torticollis.”