Lately I have been waking up just about every night with a tingling, numb arm because I have been falling asleep on it. I figure it becomes like this because the circulation is cut off. Can this be potentially dangerous or hint toward something of greater significance and severity? [Read more…]
WHAT CAN CAUSE NECK PAIN?
Your neck is the vital passageway through which the spinal cord passes to connect the brain to the arms and legs and key bodily organs and tissues. The brain, spinal cord, and spinal nerves control and coordinate almost all body functions.
The seven cervical vertebrae (spinal bones) in the neck have highly mobile joints so that you can easily move your head in multiple directions and a large range of motion. Since the neck is exceptionally flexible, it lends itself easily to injury and pain.