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Neck, Shoulder And Upper Back Pain
The neck is that part of our body which is more mobile as compared to the other parts. It can be moved here and there very easily and consists of seven bones which are stacked together by some ligaments. The neck is positioned above the shoulders and is connected to it through some muscles, which causes the movement and also provides some support. Therefore any problem in the shoulder bones like a color bone can cause serious problems in neck movement as well. This mobile nature of neck may sometimes prove fatal and can cause injuries. It can cause a severe pain in your neck, shoulder and upper back all together. Some of the most common causes of neck pain are:

Wrong postures
Degenerative diseases like arthritis

Wrong posture: The wrong or poor posture includes: 
Sleeping in a wrong position
Sitting in a wrong position while working on computer
Reading a book while lying down on bed

Continued wrong posture often results in arthritis, disc herniation and strain in muscles. The wrong postures can only be improved by sitting in a proper posture while reading, sitting, working on computer, sleeping and driving.

Whiplash injury
The whiplash injury is caused mainly by a sudden collision and results in forward and backward movement of neck with a huge speed. A rear end collision of vehicle or some sports activities may result in a neck, shoulder and upper back pain. This can be treated by:

Pain killers
Anti-inflammatory drugs

Degenerative Diseases: Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis which is caused by wear and tear of the cartilage and results in pain in neck, should and back during. You will experience pain in your day to day activities, while carrying some weight, standing or walking. Older people are more prone to osteoarthritis. The osteoarthritis can be improved by exercising only, so try to get involved in as many activities as possible to keep your joints moving.

The treatment
The best treatment to improve neck, shoulder and upper back pain is Physiotherapy. You can take the help of a physiotherapist. Physiotherapy is basically used to bring back those activities which a person is unable to perform and helps to do the same in a normal way. Some of the physical agents used in physiotherapy are:

Mechanical energy
Heat energy
Electrical energy
Sound energy
Light energy
Electro-Magnetic energy

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