The type of treatment used for treating Neck pain depends on the cause of and severity. Your doctor might prescribe you strong pain medication.
Physical therapy can help you in correcting posture, alignment and Neck straightening. Heat, ice, electrical stimulation and other measures can help in easing the pain and prevent a recurrence.
Steroid injections are administered near the nerve roots, into the bones of the cervical spine or muscles. Neck pain rarely requires surgery except in the cases of spinal cord compression. Over-the-counter pain, relievers such as ibuprofen, acetaminophen, etc. can be used for reducing pain. Acupuncture, chiropractic and massage can be combined with doctors recommended treatments for minimizing pain.