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burning pain in trapezius muscle

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Needs Evaluation: Although these kind of symptoms generally are musculoskeletal in origin and self-limited, in your situation I would seek medical evaluation. AVOID NSA ... Read More
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Dr. Gino Mercadante
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Stretch: for trapezius muscle pain, stretch it. Do this by clasping hands behind your head. Sit up straight, elbows back. Then flex your neck (chin toward c ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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The Trapezius Trap: This is a very common site for muscle tension and pain from stress, exercise, poor posture or sitting too long at the computer (or TV, or at the micro ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
11th cranial nerve: 11th cranial nerve.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run la ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ruterbusch
31 years experience Sports Medicine
Muscle weakness : I have found that a muscle strengthening and stretching program have worked tremendously in preventing the return of trapezius muscle pain.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: This totally depends on the cause of your neck pain. Strengthening the muscles supporting your neck can help the pain but strengthening some but not a ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: If you have an underlying painful neck condition, i.E degenerative disc disease/pinched nerve/disc bulge; performing aggressive trapezius strengthenin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pinched nerve.: It could be a pinched nerve, between your neck and the trapezius.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes. That is a fact: And doing stretching exercises with massage of the trapezius muscle would greatly help. Supervision of a therapist with us would also be helpful. Go ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cassandra Lee
20 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Massage may help alleviate muscle tension or trigger points, but overall it will not decrease a muscle's size.
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