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Them Bones and Joints: Exploring neck pain and what causes it

How many of you have neck pain? Over the next couple of months, I will address what I believe causes neck pain. Medically speaking, the neck is considered the cervical spine. Cervical [SIR-vick-al] is the medical term for the uppermost portion of the spine. It is derived from the Latin word cervix, which means “neck.” Many people have neck pain often intermittent, sometimes stiffness only, sand sometimes very painful. […]