Neck Strain

What is Neck Strain?

Neck strain develops when fibers in a neck muscle or tendon are overly stretched, causing tears. Neck strain can vary in severity, particularly depending on the size of the tear and where the tear occurs.

Neck strain can cause significant neck pain and discomfort.

If you or a loved one may have neck strain, the SOS neck pain specialists can provide the neck pain relief you're looking for.

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Neck Strain Symptoms

Common neck strain symptoms include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Neck pain, including neck pain that is achy, throbbing or sharp
  • Neck pain that gets worse when moving
  • Neck muscle spasms
  • Neck stiffness

If you or a loved one experience any of the above neck strain symptoms, an SOS neck pain specialist may be able to provide needed neck pain relief.

Neck Strain Causes

What causes neck strain? There are many potential causes of a patient's neck strain. Common neck strain causes include, but are not necessarily limited to:

  • Improper posture
  • Heavy lifting
  • Injuries from a fall or collision
  • Repetitive motions

Neck Strain Treatment

Common neck strain treatment options include:

  • Pain medication
  • Anti-inflammatory medication
  • Hot and cold therapy
  • Rest
  • Physical therapy

Neck strain treatment varies on a patient by patient basis. SOS provides each patient with an individualized treatment plan. An SOS neck pain specialist can determine the most suitable neck strain treatment for you or your loved one's personal health needs.

If You or a Loved One Have Neck Strain or Neck Pain, See an SOS Specialist

Get neck pain relief and neck strain treatment from the trusted total orthopedic care team at SOS.

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