Neck Strain (cont.)
IN THIS ARTICLE
Neck Strain Prognosis
With appropriate diagnosis and treatment, one's overall prognosis for complete recovery from neck strain is excellent. The vast majority of people with neck strain recover completely, rapidly, and without incident, with appropriate management. In the absence of complicating factors such as nerve problems, a previously healthy person may reasonably expect complete recovery within a few days to a few weeks. Neck strain injury is a major source of lost days of work and can occasionally lead to a chronic pain syndrome.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/27/2015
Must Read Articles Related to Neck Strain
Patient Comments & Reviews
The eMedicineHealth doctors ask about Neck Strain:
Neck Strain - Treatment
What was the treatment for your neck strain?
Neck Strain - Symptoms and Signs
What were your neck strain symptoms and signs?
Pain and Injury Resources
- Early Care for Your Premature Baby
- What to Eat When You Have Cancer
- When to Take More Pain Medication