In few people, this pain may be referred and perceived as occurring in the back
of head, face, shoulders, arms or chest
, rather than just the neck. Other symptoms may include vertigo, nausea (dizziness) ,neck pain and stiffness that can be intermittent. It will be best that you consult a neurologist who would like to prescribe Pain killers, steroid and muscle relaxants. Other treatments could be cervical orthosis such as a soft cervical collar/stiffer neck brace to restrict neck movement.