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While there are different causes of chronic neck pain, acute neck pain tends to be the result of some minor injury that strains or sprains the ligaments, tendons and muscles in the neck.
Often in these cases, a series of non-surgical neck pain treatments may be employed to ease the pain and initiate a quick healing process (often as soon as a few days or weeks).
Additionally, most chronic neck pain conditions can be effectively managed with non-surgical treatment options, and surgery is typically only an option if the pain is severe and/or limits the patient’s ability to function in everyday life.
Here are some common non-surgical treatments for neck pain:
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