How to Relieve Neck Pain Caused by Stress

Sometimes life’s stresses and worries can build up as tension and pain in the neck. Here are some tips to help reduce stress-related neck pain.

3 Reasons You May Have a Stiff Neck

A stiff neck or reduced range of motion in the neck can be painful, frustrating, and sometimes mysterious when the cause is unknown. Here are 3 possible causes of your neck stiffness.

How to Make Your Own Gel Ice Pack or Moist Heat Pack

For chronic neck or back pain, some people prefer to apply ice, whereas others might prefer heat or a combination of the two. Learn about simple ways to make a gel ice pack or moist heat pack.

Sleeping with Neck Pain: What You Need to Know

Neck pain and stiffness can interfere with your sleep. Here are some tips to reduce neck pain by considering your sleep position, pillow, phone use, and exercise habits.

How Long Does a Pinched Nerve Last?

A pinched nerve in the neck or back can cause shock-like pain, tingling, numbness, and/or weakness into the arm or leg. Here are some treatment ideas and how long it may take to find relief.

No, Phones and Text Neck Are Not Causing Skull Horns

News reports sensationalized claims of excessive phone use potentially causing young people to start growing small horns, but the data is lacking. For anyone concerned about phone or computer use, here are some tips for maintaining good posture and reducing neck and back pain.

Treating Neck Pain from Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Your tight, achy neck and painful knots may signal myofascial pain syndrome. Here’s what you can do to reduce the pain.

2 Ways a Rolled Towel Can Reduce Neck Pain

Your neck pain may be caused by poor posture. A rolled towel can help you stay upright—and experience pain relief.

Occipital Neuralgia: What It Is and How to Treat It

Here's a quick, useful guide for understanding and treating occipital neuralgia, a condition that may be causing the pain you feel in your neck and behind your head.

2 Neck Pain Symptoms That Require Immediate Medical Attention

If you experience either of these neck pain symptoms, you should see a doctor right away.

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