A recent study concluded “Mobilization, (Cervical and Thoracic) Manipulation, and Clinical Massage are effective interventions for the management of neck pain.” If you’re experiencing neck pain, consider an effective, conservative method of treatment, such as chiropractic.
Reference: Wong JJ, et al. Are manual therapies, passive physical modalities, or acupuncture effective for the management of patients with whiplash associated disorders or neck pain and associated disorders? An update of the Bone and Joint Decade Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders by the OPTIMa collaboration. Spine J. 2016 Dec;16(12):1598-1630