While neck pain is less common than general back pain, osteoarthritis of the neck is present in as many as half of the people over 50. Neck pain can be caused by injury or trauma. It is a common cause of pain related to motor vehicle accidents due to whiplash.
A few common conditions consistent with neck pain include:
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Facet Disease/Degeneration
- Bulging Disc
- Herniated Disc