With neck pain symptoms you might feel one of the following, sharp pain, burning or throbbing pain, shooting or stabbing pains. These can be either intermittent or constant. Disc problems can include disc bulges or disc prolapses, and disc degeneration. Sometimes patients complain of pins and needles or tingling sensation that can be felt down into the shoulder as well as their arm. They may also feel weakness and sometimes numbness.
It is important if you feel a high level of discomfort to have it properly assessed by an Osteopath so as to discount any major problems as well as getting the appropriate care in a timely fashion.
There are a number of reasons that can be the source of increased neck stiffness. Biomechanically it might be from changes in your posture, this can be rounding of your shoulders and forward leaning posture. The effect of which cannot only bring on Pain but also in some cases wedging of the vertebral bodies. Less chronic problems can be due to muscular tension, sleeping in a draft or uncomfortable position.
Pain down the arm, tingling sensations, pins and needles, and numbness could be as a result of injury to the neck. This may be due to compression of the nerves, which exit the cervical spin (Neck). As mentioned above, it is important if you feel a high level of discomfort to have it properly assessed by an Osteopath so as to discount any major problems as well as getting the appropriate care in a timely fashion.