Neck Pain

COMMON CAUSES OF PAIN

Common Causes of Pain

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies report 65 million people are experiencing chronic or severe neck pain, back pain, or other spine-related pain, including shoulder pain, arm pain, leg pain, facial pain and migraines. Lower back pain is by far the most common. Below are the primary contributors for neck, back and other spinal-derived pain:

Bad Posture

Poor posture sitting, standing or sleeping can lead to a
variety of pain.

Tech Neck

60 bls of pressure is put on neck at looking down on phone or computer at a 60 degree angle. This typically causes cervical Hydrolordosis, or a reversed or irregular curve in the neck.

Sports Injuries

Sport injuries are a common cause for neck and back pain, especially from golfing, weightlifting, tennis, baseball, gymnastics, bicycling and football.

Aging

According to US National Institutes of Health, 60% to 80% of adults will experience back pain and 20% to 70% will experience neck pain that interferes with their daily activities during their lifetimes.

Car Crash Injuries

According to the DriverKnowledge.com, there are over 6 million car crashes each year, with approximately three million that sustain injuries. Out of the 3 million, 2 million experiences pain every year thereafter. Car crashes can cause cervical whiplash trauma to the neck and other severe injuries to the rest of the spine.

Spinal Disk Problems

Multiple disk diseases can cause a variety of spinal pain as the irregular disks put pressure on the spinal nerves.

Stress

As stress increases, so does your chance that it will cause neck or back pain.

Driving a Car

Driving a car can cause or worsen neck and back pain, especially long-distant driving.

Cervical Lordosis
(Irregular/Reversed Neck Curve)

Cervical Lordosis is a common disease primarily caused by poor posture, especially when looking down on your phone or computer.

Lumbar Lordosis

Lumbar Lordosis is a common contributor of lower back pain and can be caused by a variety of factors, including poor posture, strains and injuries, mechanical complications and soft -tissue complications.