Up to three-quarters of the world’s population will experience neck pain at some point in life. Of these cases, up to 30 percent will progress to a state of chronic discomfort, with five percent of sufferers developing some degree of disability. Neck problems can create symptoms that also affect the shoulders, arms, and hands.
If you struggle with chronic neck pain, you need to understand both the condition itself and the available treatment options, including neurosurgery and other advanced techniques. Have a look at the answers to these frequently asked questions about chronic neck pain. (more…)