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What is neck pain?

The neck pain is a prominent medical issue. This pain is caused by various spinal issues. The neck pain is the result of muscular stiffness in the neck, pain in the upper back, neck injury, pinched nerve, cervical spondylosis, or degenerative disc disease.

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Causes of neck pain

The neck pain issue can be caused because of different factors. Sometimes the reason can be very simple as stiffness because of overwork. But in some cases, the issue is more serious. Some of its causes are dissection in the carotid artery (it carries blood to the brain), pinched nerey, disc bulge, infection in the as tuberculosis of the neck, osteomyelitis, and septic discitis), stress, or sitting in one posture for too long.

The risk factor of neck pain

In some cases, the issue of neck pain is persistent because it has some specific cause such as damage disc or damaged facet joint. If the neck movement is very less then the muscles will become weak and stiff. Sometimes an injury can also increase the risk such as accident, horse riding, or playing some sports. The problem can be prevented by including neck bracing and neck strengthening exercise.

Signs and Symptoms of neck pain

The issue of neck pain is mostly linked with dull aching. The pain becomes even worse when you move the neck or turn the head. Some other symptoms are a pain in the middle or side of the neck, weakness in the arm. In some cases, the patient notice headaches for a long time and the pain travels from the back of the head and it might reach the ear as well as behind the eye. It also includes difficulty swallowing, dizziness, numbness, tenderness, sharp shooting pain, and lymph node swelling.

Ayurvedic Treatment For Neck Pain

In Ayurveda, the treatment for neck pain is based on its actual cause. Mostly, this problem occurs because of muscular spasm caused by strain due to bad posture or stress. With ayurvedic medicines, these issues can be solved easily and if the case is very severe then massage is beneficial. Ayurvedic Medicine of neck pain helps in effectively treating the problem without the need of undergoing the surgery of neck pain treatment.
Ayurvedic therapies like Nasya (putting the medicated liquids through the nose), Abhyanga (medicated oil massage), Podikkizhi (ChoornaPindaSweda), and Elakkizhi (PatrapotalaSweda). With these, herbal neck pain medicine is used which helps the patient to get relief from the symptoms.