This made very interesting reading as I’ve not been able to move my head normally for about 5 weeks!
I’m off to see my GP on Monday.
This is a long article from Practical Pain Management that gives a full explanation of the neck itself, along with the cause, diagnosis, and treatment of neck pain. I’ve annotated and organized it, hoping this makes it easier to read and understand.
Anatomic Cervical Spine – Functional Anatomy
The cervical spine consists of seven cervical vertebra and eight cervical nerve roots.
The C1-C2 (atlantoaxial) joint forms the upper cervical segment, which allows for 50% of all cervical rotation. The occipitoatlantal joint is responsible for 50% of flexion and extension.
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