Tender rear neck muscles can have various causes, ranging in severity from 'worrying' to 'needs attention'. Finding the true cause means ruling out or confirming each possibility – in other words, diagnosis.
Diagnosis is usually a complex process due to the sheer number of possible causes and related symptoms. In order to diagnose tender rear neck muscles, we could:
|Calming / Stretching Exercise Need
|Vitamin D Need
Are the muscles in the back of your neck tender to the touch?
Possible responses:→ Don't know
→ Yes, very