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Best way to sleep with stiff neck

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 52 years experience
Get examination : If this has been going on for an extended period of time i would suggest that you get examined to find the reason. Most likely it just muscular in nat... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Soft collar to bed: Or a soft neck collar from the drug store to sleep in keeps your neck in a neutral position.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 30 years experience
Neck Pain: Arthritic symptoms typically cause stiffness with inactivity that seems to loosen up as the day gets rolling. Don't waste money, but trying a couple d... Read More
Dr. Joseph Carcione
Neurology 33 years experience
Sleeping ; stiff nec: A cervical pillow can help - try it and see - if the stiffness does not improve, see you doctor to be checked.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Stiff neck: FIrst, it would be important to know the cause of the stiff neck. It just muscle strain, then some heat to the area, perhaps some massage therapy, an... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
See your doctor: Likely its bothering you a lot, your doctor should be able to help you.
A member asked:
Dr. Julia Lee
Specializes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Back is better: It is recommended that babies be put on their backs to sleep because it may decrease the risk of sids (sudden infant death syndrome.) allowing infant... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Bezack
Pediatric Pulmonology 18 years experience
Not likely: You probably just slept wrong and strained the muscles in that area. The fan would have nothing to do with that.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Encourage activity: Many will improve on their own. If the head is held in a fixed position (turned and tilted to one side, right or left), check with your child's primar... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Carcione
Neurology 33 years experience
Stiff neck: Gentle range of motion exercises after icing the area - if this does not improve it, get yourself checked by your doctor.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
Obstetrics and Gynecology 34 years experience
Yes: Make sure your pillow/s are appropriate. Sometimes it may help not to use a pillow. If stiffness is rather uncomfortable, a short course of muscle rel... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
Psychiatry 55 years experience
Depression,Sinusitis: I understand your distress. “fatigue, extremely tired even when I try to get enough sleep, emotions all over the place, stiff neck almost every morni... Read More

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