Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine
Neck pain is a very common complaint, affecting up to 70% of the population at some point in their lives. This makes neck pain the second most common presenting musculoskeletal complaint (second only to low back pain). Any structure that receives innervation can be a likely pain generator in the neck. Potential causes of mechanical neck pain include muscle spasm, strain, osteoarthritis (OA), discogenic, and zygapophysial (Z)-joint disease.
KeywordsRotator Cuff Neck Pain Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Ankle Sprain Impingement Syndrome
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