What is Mechanical Neck Pain?
Individuals with neck pain that lack an identifiable pathoanatomic cause for their symptoms are usually classified as having mechanical neck pain. Direct pathoanatomic cause of mechanical neck pain is rarely identifiable. Although the cause of neck pain may be associated with degenerative processes or pathology identified during diagnostic imaging, the tissue that is causing a patient's neck pain is most often unknown.
Definitions of Mechanical neck pain.
Mechanical neck pain commonly arises insidiously and is generally multifactorial in origin, including one or more of the following: poor posture, anxiety, depression, neck strain, and sporting or occupational activities.
Physiotherapy approach the management of mechanical neck pain is with a plethora of interventions such as manual therapy, therapeutic exercises, modalities, massage, and functional training.