Do you experience pain or stiffness in your neck quite often? This might be an indication of some serious after effects in the long run. Cervical discs on the neck act as shock absorbers between the bones. Any sprain, inflammation or impairment may cause neck pain and stiffness. Common reasons behind neck pain these days are poor posture of sitting, standing or sleeping, sitting at work desks or in front of the computer for long hours, minor sprains during workout sessions or day to day activities. As a matter of fact, modern day stressful schedules, anxiety, emotional distress may also lead to neck pain. Moreover, if you are suffering from Fibromyalgia, Osteoporosis, Carotidynia or Arthritis, then occasional neck pain might trouble you. But you can always avail the right treatment at the right time. Consult a doctor and go for blood tests, CT Scans, X-rays, MRIs or EMGs. You can also seek for physiotherapy sessions, massage sessions, ice and heat therapy and engage in mild exercises.