People complain of minor neck or back problem/s at one time or another in their life. Some of these problems are a result of incorrect body posture/movement while others could be a result of everyday wear and tear, overuse or injury.
Neck pain feels like stiffness or severe pain at the base of the skull which may spread further to the shoulders, upper back or arms. Neck pain is usually limited i.e. usually experienced more on one side than the other. The activities that may lead to neck pain are:
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A sedentary lifestyle is the reason for back pain in most people. Fortunately, most people with severe back pain can recover within a few weeks and resume their everyday routine. Listed below are some common causes of back pain.
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If you’ve pulled a muscle accidently to make your back or neck stiff, there is a high possibility of it being treated. You may practice neck and back specific exercises to reduce back pain or try back pain management techniques to ease stiffness of the back or neck. In case your discomfort has been getting worse with each day despite taking necessary measures to treat it, consult an orthopaedician.
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