Alternating an ice pack with heat several times daily for 30 times, gentle stretching and massage may help relieve neck pain.Taking an over-the-counter pain medication such as ibuprofen,acetamination, or naproxen may laso help.Gentle exercise and good posture may laso help prevent it.
Cervical pain can gave causes that aren’t due to underlying disease.Example include prolonged straining(looking up or down), sleeping in an uncomfortable position,stress, or wearing heavy necklaces.
Seeking Medical Care
See a doctor immediately if you
- Experience pain after trauma or injury
- Have trouble walking
Make an appointment to see a doctor if you
- Have headache, numbness, or tingting
- Feel Pain that lasts for several weeks
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