Pain located in the neck is a common medical condition. Neck pain can come from a number of disorders and diseases and can involve any of the tissues in the neck.
Examples of common conditions causing neck pain are degenerative disc disease, neck strain, Spondylotic changes, pinched nerve and neck injury such as in whiplash.
The treatment of neck pain depends on its precise cause.
Treatment options include rest, heat or cold applications, traction, mainly advance laser therapy for pain management.
Neck pain is commonly associated with dull aching. Sometimes pain in the neck is worsened with movement of the neck or turning the head. Other symptoms associated with some forms of neck pain include numbness, tingling, tenderness, sharp shooting pain, fullness, difficulty swallowing, pulsations, swishing sounds in the head, dizziness or lightheadedness, and lymph node (gland) swelling. Neck pain can also be associated with headache, facial pain, shoulder pain, and arm numbness or tingling (upper extremity parenthesis). These associated symptoms are often a result of nerves becoming pinched in the neck. Depending on the condition, sometimes neck pain is accompanied by upper back and/or lower back pain, as is common in inflammation of the spine from ankylosing spondylitis.
Knee pain can come from injuries including sprains, swollen or torn ligaments, meniscus or cartilage tears and runner's knee.
Spondylitis generally occurs in the lowest section of the lumbar spine the sacroiliac joint that connects the pelvis to the spine.
The condition occurs more commonly in people with diabetes and in people who've kept their arm immobilised for a long period of time.
Spondylosis is common and worsens with age. Often used to describe degenerative arthritis of the spine.
Viral body pain occurs due to viral infection. Post viral body pain is the counter-attack by the body’s immune system to the viral infection
Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes
Postoperative pain is defined as a condition of tissue injury together with muscle spasm after surgery.
A numbness and tingling in the hand and arm caused by a pinched nerve in the wrist.
Sciatica is perhaps the best-known example of radiating pain. This condition involves lower back pain that radiates down the leg and into the foot.
An injury of the Achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone.
Muscle stiffness and spasms are common these days due to overuse and muscle fatigue,dehydration, abnormal postures.
Hip pain can have a number of different causes, determining the correct one is the key to getting the best treatment.