Stiff Neck: A Look At Possible Causes
Your neck feels tight and tense, and it’s uncomfortable, maybe even impossible, to move it from side to side or up and down. And a stiff neck often seems to linger on and on.
Most often, a stiff neck is caused by strain on the soft tissues of your neck, but it can be a symptom of many problems and shouldn’t be ignored.
Since neck stiffness can be a symptom of a serious condition, it is a good idea to seek medical care, especially if your stiff neck is severe, persistent, and accompanied by other symptoms described above.