Neck Pain: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

  • Neck pain is usually caused by continually sitting in an incorrect posture.
  • Almost seven in every ten individuals face some type of neck pain at least once in their lifetime.
  • Most of the time, mild neck pain can be relieved in a few days with the right treatment at home.
  • Persisting neck pain can indicate a serious injury or illness and should receive medical attention without delay.

What is neck pain?

The bones, muscles, and ligaments of the neck support the head and allow its motion. Any abnormality or inflammation in these parts can cause stiffness or pain in the neck.

What are the signs & symptoms of neck pain?

Symptoms may include one or more of the following:

  • Dull aching
  • Numbness
  • Tingling or tenderness in the neck
  • Sharp shooting pain
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Swishing sounds in the head
  • Dizziness

What are the causes of neck pain?

Stiffness or neck pain is mainly caused due to strain and stress, which is usually brought upon by frequent loading activities such as:

  • Poor posture
  • Carrying heavy loads
  • Staying in one position for too long
  • Keeping the neck in odd positions during sleep
  • Jerking the neck more than needed during exercise
  • Injury to the neck bones or spinal cord

How to get rid of neck pain?

The following treatment methods will help you relieve the minor discomfort in your neck:

  • Hot or cold treatment - Apply ice or cold pack on the aching area in the first 48 to 72 hours. Following cold treatment, apply a warm pack or take a hot shower to treat the pain.
  • OTC pain relievers – Applying Moov STRONG pain relief gel or spray.
  • Neck exercises - Stretching your head from side to side and up & down.
  • Improving posture.
  • A gentle neck massage.

How to cure neck pain at home with Moov STRONG?

For fast pain relief, Moov STRONG Diclofenac Spray is an effective treatment option and can be used by everyone - working professionals, senior citizens, and homemakers. Alternatively, you can also use Moov STRONG Diclofenac Gel that produces a warming sensation, providing quick and long-lasting pain relief.

When should you seek medical help?

Most neck pain gradually improves with the help of home treatment.

However, consult a doctor if your neck pain is:

  • severe
  • persisting for several days with no signs of relief
  • spreading down the arms or legs
  • accompanied by weakness, numbness, tingling, or headache

Seek immediate care if:

  • You experience severe neck pain after an injury, such as a motor vehicle accident, a bad fall, or a diving accident.
  • Your neck pain is accompanied by symptoms such as shortness of breath, sweating, vomiting and nausea, and pain in the arm or jaw, as it may be indicative of the risk of a heart attack.

Wintergreen oil

Reduces inflammation and swelling in the affected area

Mint extract

Gives a cooling effect to the pain and treats the sore muscles and relieves joint aches

Turpentine oil

Helps to relieve pain

Eucalyptus oil

Soothing warmth makes it an excellent massage cream for joint pain

Features and benefits of MOOV Pain Relief Cream:

Fast Absorption

Moov pain relief spray has a unique fast absorption formula that allows it work quickly and get rid of pain.

Warming Sensation

The soothing warmth from the eucalyptus oil and wintergreen oil bring instant relief to the muscle by relaxing it.

Quick Action

Moov's 5 active ingredients act on chronic pain like back ache, neck pain or even neck pain quickly.

Long Lasting Relief

Moov provides long lasting relief by helping manage the sore muscles by relieving inflammation and swelling.