Neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, poor posture, trauma and injuries, medical conditions like arthritis or degenerative joint disease and any abnormalities with the spine. Patients are diagnosed by a doctor by performing a physical exam , utilizing imaging studies including X-ray and MRI, ultrasound and EMG (electromyography-nerve conduction study).

The treatment is tailored to patients diagnosis of the neck pain and very often it includes use of medication like muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatory medication, physical therapy, educating the patient in a home exercise program, and specialized injections utilizing Fluoroscopy. These include muscle, nerve, epidural, facet and Botox injections.