What Is Neck Pain?

Neck pain is a common problem and can range from a short-term ailment to a serious, chronic problem. Neck pain can stem from such things as improper posture while sitting in front of a computer screen to chronic neck arthritis.

It is difficult to know what exactly your neck pain is caused by without seeking professional neck pain treatment in NJ. At Dr. Monica’s, our neck pain program can help diagnose the root cause of your neck pain and provide non-surgical neck pain treatments.

Common Neck Pain Conditions

Neck pain can originate from a number of variable causes such as muscle strains, worn joints, nerve compression, diseases, or injuries. Neck Injuries can occur at any time for a variety of reasons, but such factors as your age and occupation can make neck pain more likely.┬áSome of the most common neck pain conditions treated by Dr. Monica’s:

  • Cervical Disc Herniation
  • Cervical Sprains
  • Cervical Strains
  • Neck Arthritis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Headaches
  • Nerve Impingement (Radiculopathy)

Neck pain and discomfort can stem from a variety of factors. We always recommend keeping a list of symptoms when seeking treatment for neck pain to better help your neck pain doctor get to the root of the problem.

Symptoms Associated With Neck Pain

Some people who experience neck pain dismiss it as a short-term annoyance, yet you should seek our help if you are experiencing:

  • Shooting pain into your shoulder or arm
  • Numbness or loss of strength in your arms or hands
  • Change in bladder or bowel habits
  • Inability to touch your chin to your chest


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