Neck Pain Video Library

When is neck pain simply a muscle strain, and when is it a condition such as degenerative disc disease? How is neck pain treated? The Spine-health Neck Pain Videos provide interactive videos and doctor commentary that explain conditions and treatments for problems in the cervical spine.

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10 Best Tips to Prevent Neck Pain Video

Neck pain is usually caused by irritation or overuse of the soft tissues of the cervical spine. Implement these 10 tips into your daily routine to help keep your neck healthy and prevent neck pain.
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3 Evening Tips for Sleeping with Neck Pain Video

Experiencing neck pain before bed can make it difficult to get the restorative sleep you need. Try these 3 tips prior to bedtime to help alleviate and prevent neck pain.
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Cervical Bone Spurs Symptoms and Causes Animation

Cervical bone spurs, also called osteophytes, are bony overgrowths that occur in the cervical spine due to natural aging over time or in response to spinal joint instability. While most cervical bone spurs are harmless, sometimes they can cause neck pain and stiffness.
Cervical Collars for Neck Pain Video

Cervical Collars for Neck Pain Video

Cervical collars may be used to reduce the chance of further injuring the cervical spine, but they are usually a short-term part of treatment.
Cervical Radiculopathy Video

Cervical Radiculopathy Interactive Video

Learn how cervical radiculopathy (cervical disc herniation) causes pain by compressing the nerve roots in the neck.
Cervical Radiculopathy Video

Cervical Radiculopathy Video

Cervical radiculopathy is commonly referred to as a pinched nerve in the neck. Learn about cervical radiculopathy and how it is diagnosed in this video.
Degenerative Discs showing Cervical Spondylosis with Myelopathy

Cervical Spondylosis with Myelopathy Animation

Spinal degeneration in the neck is called cervical spondylosis. A person’s risk for this condition increases with age and natural wear and tear. It can also be accelerated by an injury.
Cervicogenic Headache Video

Cervicogenic Headache Video

Most headaches are not caused by an issue within the cervical spine (neck), but some a headache may be caused by a problem with the occipital nerve, which travels through the cervical spine.
Illustration highlighting area of the cervical spine that can cause neck and arm pain

Neck Pain Causes Video

Chronic neck pain is likely to be caused by an issue with either the spinal discs or in the joints of the cervical spine.
Sternocleidomastoid Muscle can Spasm

Neck Spasms Animation

A neck spasm, also referred to as a cramp, involves the muscle strongly contracting without relaxing again. A neck spasm can also feel like a muscle twitch in which the muscle rapidly contracts and relaxes over and over.
Neck Strains and Sprains Video

Neck Strains and Sprains Video

Neck strains affect the the muscles and tendons of the cervical spine, while neck sprains are ligament injuries.
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Stiff Neck Symptoms and Causes Animation

A stiff neck is characterized by pain, soreness, and discomfort while attempting to turn the head in any direction.
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Text Neck Symptoms and Causes Video

Text neck is a term used to describe the symptoms of repetitive trauma to the soft tissues in the neck. This type of trauma is commonly associated with holding an unsupported neck posture for a prolonged period of time, such as while looking downward and using a phone or tablet.
Text Neck Treatment Video

Text Neck Treatment Video

Try these 4 tips to prevent neck pain from using mobile devices.
Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy Video

Treatment for Cervical Radiculopathy Video

How can you get rid of the shoulder, arm, and neck pain from cervical radiculopathy? Watch this video about cervical radiculopathy treatment to find out.
Treatment for Neck Strain or Sprain Video

Treatment for Neck Strain or Sprain Video

Neck strains or sprains are a fairly common type of neck pain, but sometimes require medical evaluation.
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Video: 4 Best Stiff Neck Remedies After Sleep

Sleeping in an awkward position and sudden movements during sleep may cause neck stiffness when you awake. If you wake up with a stiff neck, try one of these 4 remedies to help soothe neck pain and restore range of motion.
Video: Home Remedies for Neck Pain

Video: Home Remedies for Neck Pain

Treat neck pain from muscle sprain or strain with these 4, simple, at-home remedies.
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Video: How to Prevent a Stiff Neck While Sleeping

A stiff neck while sleep often results from sleeping at an awkward angle. position. Here are several simple tips you can use to prevent a sleep neck while sleeping.
Video: The 3 Worst Things You Can Do To Your Neck

Video: The 3 Worst Things You Can Do To Your Neck

Could any of your everyday habits be damaging your necK?
Video: What is Acute Neck Pain?

Video: What is Acute Neck Pain?

Compared to chronic neck pain, acute neck pain may be more intense, but the pain does not last as long.
Hand and arm showing pain, tingling and numbness sensation

Video: What is Causing my Hand Pain and Numbness?

Hand pain accompanied by tingling or numbness can occur in just a few fingers or possibly the entire hand. When these signs and symptoms persist and become chronic, it is likely due to an underlying medical condition.
Image of man cracking his neck

Video: Why Do My Joints Crack?

Crepitus is the term that describes any cracking, grinding or crunching sensation that occurs when a joint moves. These are the 3 common causes of joint crepitus.
Video: Why Is Exercise Important for Neck Pain?

Video: Why Is Exercise Important for Neck Pain?

Learn why exercise is so important for a pain-free, healthy neck in this video.
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Whiplash Video

Whiplash is an injury to the cervical region of the spine when a great force causes the neck to go beyond its normal range of motion.