Neck pain can be so mild that it is merely annoying and distracting. Or it can be so severe that it is unbearable and incapacitating. Most instances of neck pain are minor and commonly caused by something you did. That is, if you keep your head in an awkward position for too long the joints in your neck can "lock" and the neck muscles can become painfully fatigued.
In Norway, in a random sample of 10,000 persons ages 18-67 years, found a prevalence of 13.8%. Alternative treatments for neck pain include: Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Massage. There are some other conservative and interventional neck pain treatment includes non-surgical neck pain treatment, neck immobilization, physical therapy which works effectively and gives the patient relieves from the pain which occurs from either short or long time. Physical therapy generally takes time but gives relief from the root to the patient so that it wont occurs again in the life time. Some ayurvedic treatments are also there which apart from surgeries etc gives relief to the patient.