Some causes of neck pain are sleeping in an awkward position, bad posture, cervical spinal stenosis, spondylosis, disc problems and fibromyalgia, according to MedlinePlus. Some other causes can be rheumatoid arthritis or... More »

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Tension headaches, migraines, cluster headaches, cervicogenic headaches and occipital neuralgia are some causes of pain in the back of the head, states WebMD and About.com. Tension headaches may be chronic or episodic. T... More »

Upper-back and neck pain can be relieved through several methods including rest, exercise, hot and cold packs, and medication. According to WebMD, acute upper-back pain can be relieved temporarily by resting in bed for a... More »

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The tender points associated with fibromyalgia are found on both sides of the back of the head, neck, upper chest and hips; at the top of each shoulder; and on each shoulder blade, explains Healthline. Outside of each el... More »

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Benefits of coflex back surgery include the relief of the pain of spinal stenosis, characterized by pain in the neck or back; cramps, weakness and numb sensations in the arms or legs; shooting pains in the legs; and trou... More »

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Spondylosis, also called cervical osteoarthritis, classifies as a degenerative disease: it results when cartilage in the vertebral discs of the neck and spine lose fluid and mobility, in turn causing pain and stiffness. ... More »

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Signs of a pinched or compressed nerve in the neck include numbness, tingling, a pain that radiates out from the neck into the back, head and arms, and weakness when trying to turn the neck, according to WebMD. These sym... More »