General neck and head pain What is general neck and head pain? General neck and head pain is classified as any soreness, sharp pain, or discomfort in the neck and head region that is brought on by injury, stress, poor posture, and illness. What are the symptoms of general neck and head pain? Dull pain, aching sensation, the feeling tightness or pressure around the forehead, sensitivity, and tenderness in the neck and sides of the head. How do we treat general neck and head pain? Since incorrect posture often plays a part in neck and head pain, we examine the way you sit, stand, and walk to determine if you are holding your back, shoulders and head in the right position. We also teach you some ergonomic tips for when you are sitting at your desk at work.