I have severe neck pain in the morning when I wake up. Is there a

Health Professional

Neck pain in the morning can be due to straining the neck while asleep. During certain stages of sleep, the muscles are contracted. One option would be to use a firm flat mattress and a flat pillow or preferably no pillow in those cases where morning neck pain is prominent. I would strongly recommend you describe this condition to your primary care physician so that he or she can refer you to the appropriate specialist who can properly evaluate you and review your options.

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