Annual estimates of the prevalence of chronic neck pain in the general population of adults ranges from 12.1% to 71.5% with most estimates showing an annual prevalence between 30% and 50% with or without sprain or injury described various grades of chronic neck pain with 5% of patients suffering from Grades III and IV neck pain, both of which are associated with high pain intensity and disability. Similar to low back pain, neck pain is associated with significant economic, societal, and health impact
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