There are many different causes of neck pain. Some of the most common are: arthritis of the spine, scoliosis, muscle spasms, strain or sprain, annular tears, bulging discs, herniated discs, pinched nerves, extruded discs, stenosis, infection, tumor and fractured (broken) bones. This is a not a complete list, but these are the most common causes of neck pain. Neck pain can be a very serious condition. It should be evaluated by a spinal specialist.
Dr. Banco is a board-certified, fellowship-trained spine specialist with over twenty years of experience treating disorders of the neck both operatively and non-operatively. Surgery for neck and arm pain is highly successful if performed for the appropriate diagnosis. The physicians and staff at KSPMC can help eliminate your pain and return to function.