Neck Pain

Your neck is a complicated and fragile part of your body composed of seven delicate bones. These bones are attached by 32 joints and hundreds of ligaments and muscles. All of this tissue gives the neck its superior movability. However, this movability allows for easy head and neck injury. Sooner or later most of us will experience injuries which will eventually cause us problems.

Rarely does a neck condition limit itself to pain as symptoms in the neck alone. Because of its many muscles, blood supply, and nerve complexity, neck problems cause headaches, dizziness, ear problems, sinusitis, facial and jaw pain, asthma, chest pain, and shoulder and arm pain. Often a chain reaction of symptoms occurs as relatively minor injuries grow into much greater problems.