We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our site. Cookies are files stored in your browser and are used by most websites to help personalise your web experience.

By continuing to use our website without changing the settings, you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

Find out more
For more information, go to

Research and new developments for neck pain

Back to Neck pain

Research has helped us to understand the make-up and processes of the intervertebral discs and has shown that inherited (genetic) factors affect the normal wear of the spine.

Discoveries about the effect of stress and workplace conditions, and the importance of exercises are changing the way doctors think about neck pain.

Previous Next
Back to Neck pain


0800 5200 520

Our new helpline: Call us for free information, help and advice on your type of arthritis.

All calls are recorded for training and quality purposes

More Information Close
For more information, go to or call 0300 790 0400 to order the complete printed booklet.
Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.