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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Muscle spasm: 20's male with knot-like sensation in upper neck likely has chronic muscle spasm. If symptoms are unilateral then chronic head tilting is to be ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felix Brizuela
32 years experience Neurology
Neuropathy.: You probably have a polyneuropathy. I would see a neurologist. Note however, that I am assuming that you have pain in the extremities, what the pain ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Probably: ? young female notes "knots" on both sides of posterior pelvis. A guess is that these are schmerrls (spelling ?) nodes, which are normal anatomical fi ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Piriformis syndrome good example but not in back maybe in buttocks and neck scalene muscles in anterior neck , back pain not caused by pinched nerves ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sometimes: A pinched nerve can alao cause muscle knots or muscle spasms especially early on prior to the onset of sciatica.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas A. McNally
26 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Pinch leads to knots: Muscle spasms can occur on their own without a pinched nerve, but commonly occur with pinched nerves.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Trigger points : A "knot" near the bottom of the neck (lower cervical spine) or in between the shoulder blade is commonly do to a muscle spasm. The descriptors provide ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
See and: Best to do passive stretching and heat over the areas of stiffness. Should feel better quickly. But next time get out of care and walk around frequent ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
44 years experience Family Medicine
Scapular pain: Most scapular pain is caused by muscle spasm (since the scapula is a free floating bone, there are lots of muscle to hold it in place, and it is easy ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Nerve impingement: Of the neck is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandw ... Read More
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