Neck pain

What is neck pain?

Neck pain is common in people of all ages. It can affect up to 70% of people at some time in their lives. The underlying cause of neck pain is varied and very rarely anything to be concerned about. In many cases it can be easily treated by you, at home. This website provides information, advice and resources from Sheffield clinicians to help you do this.

Types of neck pain


Neck pain – Click to read more

Pain and/or stiffness in the neck, which does not travel down the arm, nor is it the result of an accident.

Neck pain

Nerve-related arm pain – Click to read more

Pain in the neck which travels down the arm. The arm pain is often felt as burning, shooting, electric shock-like sensations and may include numbness, tingling or odd sensations.

Nerve-related arm pain

Whiplash – Click to read more

Pain and/or stiffness in the neck following an accident such as a road traffic collision or a sporting injury.

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