Sometimes, it is caused by uncomfortable sleeping
position which puts unnecessary stress to your neck
Other possibilties are meningitis and
cervical osteoarthritis. . In meningitis, the pain
in the <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>neck</span>
becomes worse as you try to move your chin downward.It is accompanied by fever and vomitings usually. A crunching sound while trying to move your painful neck
coupled with a tingling sensation in your upper extremities can point to cervical osteoarthritis.