Some causes of neck pain include:

  1. Cervical dystonia (spasmodic torticollis)
  2. Cervical spondylosis
  3. Fibromyalgia
  4. Herniated disk
  5. Meningitis
  6. Muscle strains
  7. Myofascial pain syndrome
  8. Osteoarthritis
  9. Poor posture
  10. Rheumatoid arthritis
  11. Sleeping in awkward positions or with too many or too few pillows
  12. Spinal stenosis
  13. Tension headache
  14. Trauma from accidents or falls
  15. Whiplash

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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