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Muscle strains in neck and back

A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Neck pain: This may not be from any strain but may be a pinched nerve from an arthritic spur in a neck vertebra. A bulging intervertebral disc would most likely ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Justin Esterberg
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Neck: It is true that muscle strain is the most common cause of acute pain in the neck after injury. However other sources of pain include the discs, joint ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Modify activity: Keep exercising, but hold off on the exercises that are associated with the pain. Alternatively try reducing weight (resistance) and repetitions, allo ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Muscle strain: If this has been of short term onset please go to er and rule out meningeal infection if it long term then please do a sleep study it could just be ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Over-the-counter remedies such as advil (ibuprofen) and alleve are safe in breastfeeding.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Its definitely muscl: strain BUT have it checked to ensure you haven't broken any bones in the C spine. If its was a simple strain, then its already been 2 months since inj ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
29 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Really shouldn't: Understand that lhermitte's sign is a shock-like sensation that radiates to arms and legs during a flexion or forced flexion maneuver of the neck. Cla ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Neck and upper back pain when you move your chin to your chest can be caused by tight muscles in your neck or from a degenerative disc in you neck. T ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Angel Arturo Moya Marquez
Specializes in General Practice
Polymyalgia : You are describing the symptoms of polymyalgia rheumatica, I recommend you to visit a rheumatologist. Have a nice day.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Muscle strain is: one possibility. You can try moist heat, massage, acupressure, acupuncture, stretching & NSAID's. If you have really severe scoliosis - I suggest ... Read More

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