ASHEBORO – Do you have neck stiffness, periodic headaches, pain in the shoulder blade, pain down your arm and into your hand with tingling and/or numbness in the fingers? If so, you are not alone. Because neck pain is so prevalent, Randolph Health is conducting a free neck screening.
Neck pain is one of the more prevalent symptoms suffered in the United States. A variety of factors like ergonomics and posture can increase the chance of neck pain. Studies show neck pain impacts your physical, social and mental well-being.
Recent statics bring home the sheer numbers of neck pain reported:
- Neck pain ranks in the top five disorders in the United States, with 10 - 20 percent of people reporting incidents of neck pain
- Osteoarthritis may be present in up to half of all neck pain cases in individuals over 50
- Men have a higher percentage of disc problems (40 percent) than women (28 percent) in cases of neck pain in individuals ages 55-64
You don’t have to live with neck pain. Get checked today by registering for the FREE Neck Screening.