Neck/upper back/Low back pain

Neck/upper back/Low back pain

Pain in the neck region could be caused by: injury, a mechanical or muscular problem, a caught nerve leads to a bulge in 1 of the discs in between the vertebrae or from arthritis of the neck.

It can start from minor irritation to extreme, burning pain. If the pain is ' intense ' sudden and serious it's called a crick in the neck, facet syndrome or muscular rheumatism. If the pain is still there for more than 3 months, it's termed 'chronic' neck pain. Neck pain is a often condition and is more commonly seen in females than males. Many people will go through pain in the neck at some point in their life

What causes neck pain?

Many things can trigger neck pain. These include:

  • Trauma or injury
  • Concern and stress
  • Falling asleep in an awkward position
  • Prolonged use of a computer keyboard.

Upper Back Pain

Even though upper back pain is not really a frequent spinal condition, it can lead to major irritation and agony when it does happen. The most often causes of upper back pain are muscular discomfort (myofascial pain) and joint dysfunction. Bulk of conditions of upper back pain are caused to one (or both) of the following causes:

  • Muscular irritation (myofascial pain)
  • Joint dysfunction

Lower back Pain

Low back pain or lumbago is a often musculoskeletal condition which affects eighty percentage of people at some point throughout their life.In the United States it is the most often cause of job-related disability, a number 1 contributor to missed work, and the 2nd leading neurological disorder only headache is more often.It can be eitherserious, subacute or chronic in time. With careful methods, the signs of lower back pain normally display major improvement within a few weeks from onset.

The most common causes of low back pain are:

  • Injury or excessive use of muscles, ligaments, and joints.
  • Strain on the nerve roots in the spinal canal

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