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Tension neck syndrome

Tension neck syndrome can result form a number of factors, including holding a static posture. Symptoms include fatigue and stiffness in the neck, neck pain and headache radiating from the neck. There may be some muscle spasm. On examination a doctor may be able to find areas which feel hard or tender to the touch.

For further information there are some useful external links below:

  • The Health and Safety Executive: “diagnostic criteria”. Read on...
  • Workpain; The Homepage of Don Ranney, ex lecturer in Injuries and Work and Sport and Anatomy, University of Waterloo, Ontario (references to tension neck syndrome among general information about RSI). Read on...