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what doctor would you see for muscle problems in neck

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Dr. Ilene Ruhoy
20 years experience Neurology
Start with PCP: I would start with your primary care doctor for a complete history and physical examination and then can then refer to either PMR, neurology, physical ... Read More
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Options: options Include an oral surgeon, Physiatrist, An Osteopathic Doctor skilled in OMT to name a few. Good luck.

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Tried phys. therapy?: There are many possible causes of pain in the back of the neck. A doctor can evaluate to figure it out. There could be a muscle strain or spasm, infla ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
PCP or ortho: Go to your primary care doctor or an orthopedic specialist. Ent means ears, nose, throat - they do not do neck muscles and bones.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nellmarie Bodenstein
Specializes in
Neckpain: Not to say it is your muscles. Remember sinus infection radiates to the back of the head and neck. Suggest you visit first your GP.
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jaiprakash Thakor Jairam
Specializes in Healthcare Professional
Assessment first: Not wanting to be ageist,but you are 66 years old.You need a diagnosis.There may be many reasons for your muscle spasm including cervical spine issue ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Start with your doc: It sounds like there is some nerve involvement as suggested by pain radiation. Would suggest starting with your doc for an exam and detailed history. ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Caroline Capitano
25 years experience Pain Management
Both: The definition of cervical dystonia is increased muscle tone on one side. Most dystonias are quite severe, but you can have a mild case. A PT or PM&a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Options: Tight neck muscle are a widespread issue. If you've seen the statue of atlas holding up the world on his neck, that's many folks. Chiropractors are ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yusuf Mathai
11 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on: How long you have been having symptoms, and whether or not the otc medications are working for you. We are still in flu season and if the symptoms hav ... Read More

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