7 things that could be causing your neck pain and how to get relief – Insider

A non-ergonomic work set-up can lead to poor posture that contributes to neck pain. VioletaStoimenova/Getty Images

Neck pain is relatively common — in fact, one 2017 study involving 600 participants found that 20.3% complained of neck pain.

Many of the reasons behind neck pain aren’t serious. All the same, knowing your pain isn’t caused by a major issue won’t necessarily keep you from worrying about that crick in your neck.

So what’s most likely to be causing your neck pain? Muscular-related and degenerative arthritic issues are common culprits, says Michael P. Stauff, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at UMass Memorial Medical Center.

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