Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

how to get rid of neck muscle spasms

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Rest, ice: Usually the best thing to do is rest the area and use ice to decrease the spasm. For more difficult cases, other treatments including physical thera ... Read More
2
2 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Try magnesium: tablets over the counter or get your Dr to prescribe it or muscle relaxer prescription..You could also try potassium supplement and see if that helps.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Headache: You do not have brain tumor and you are more likely to benefit from proper treatment of your anxiety disorder and other mental health pathology.
1
1 thank
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretching, modality: Learning a good stretching regimine for your back is the foundation of good back health. Also making sure you have good back support when you sit and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Exercise, therapy: Try regular aerobic exercise (heart rate over 100, minimum 30 minutes nonstop 3 times/week), back stretching, core (tummy and back muscle) strengtheni ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Might increase : Stretching before and after exercise, and also, perhaps slow warm up prior to exercise so miuscles are loose and flexible. Doubt you have a problem h ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Cosenza
28 years experience Podiatry
Cramps: There are several reasons why people experience cramping. Some most common are dehydration, electrolite imbalance, or blood flow problems. A work up s ... Read More
4
4 thanks
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
31 years experience Neurology
Depends on the cause: Spasms can occur from an old stroke or spinal cord injury, but sometimes they an happen due to fatigue or excess work. Fibromyalgia causes spasm. Ho ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ice and stretching: Muscle spasms can be diminished by gentle stretching and icing.
1
1 thank
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
See a doctor NOW: Full body muscle spasms are unusual and could be due to very serious problems like low calcium or low potassium, or neurologic disease.It's important ... Read More
1
1 comment

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month