Most often pain in the back is a symptom of disease of the cervical spine (osteoarthritis, spondylitis). In these diseases the pain felt in the neck and the back of the head, which increases with the slightest movement of the head. As a result of osteoarthritis may occur vertebrobasilar syndrome in which the pain is also localized in the head and is accompanied by tinnitus, nausea, paleness of the face. Often double vision, loss of coordination. With a sharp tilting his head back, the patient may lose consciousness.

In neuralgia of the occipital nerve can cause paroxysmal pain in the neck that may spread to lower jaw, ear, neck. Pain may increase when coughing, sharp turns of the head. The cause of this disease can be a respiratory disease, spondylosis. With hypertension pain in the neck more often appears in the morning.

Pain in the back of the head can be due to cervical spondylosis. This disease of the spine, where the edges of the vertebrae grow osteophytes. Most disease-prone people in the age. But in people who lead a sedentary lifestyle, the disease may appear at a younger age. In addition to pain in the neck, pain in ears and eyes, the limited mobility of the neck.

From drafts, improper posture may appear mihalos cervical. The symptoms of this disease are pain in the neck and shoulders, dizziness. In women, pain in the neck can be the result of severe stress, mental overexertion. When cervical migraine a person has pain in the back of the head and temples, it is also possible to spread the pain on the superciliary region. Symptoms is dizziness, pain in the eyes, hearing loss.