Neck Pain and Cervical Radiculopathy
Neck pain and cervical radiculopathy are ailments of the upper body that can be debilitating and frustrating for individuals to deal with on a daily basis. Neck pain (aka cervicalgia) is any pain felt from the base of the skull to the top of your shoulder blades. There are also occasions when neck pain can lead to nerve irritation. This can present itself as numbness, tingling, weakness, or pain from the head (headaches) to the shoulder blades, upper arms, forearms and even into the hands and fingers. This is referred to as cervical radiculopathy. Neck pain and cervical radiculopathy can be quite painful, interfering with both daily living, and recreational activities.