A 36-year-old female asked:
Disclaimer

can a sore and tense shoulder cause imbalance? when i stand up my shoulder is sore and tense, causing my neck to also be tense.

1 doctor answer
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Dominos: Holding or bracing one part of the body can lead to temporary imbalance in another part, a little like dominos moving down the line. Please see your doc to get the shoulder taken care of and the rest will likely fall into place. Peace and good health.
Answered on Mar 20, 2014

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

Related questions:

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Musculoskeletal pain: Coughing can cause musculoskeletal pain, including what you describe. Also, if the cough is due to a viral infection, musculoskeletal aches and pains ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Satloff
39 years experience Pain Management
Traps and SCM: The 2 major neck muscles are the Traps and SCM muscles. See a Physiatrist.
1
1 thank
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Overtraining : 41 year old gentleman with aches and pains from gym. Allow yourself done time to heal from the gym and step back from the intensity until you find a c ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Air conditioning: Not likely unless you are too cold during the night. Try to sleep without air conditioning a few nights and see if this helps. If not see your doctor ... Read More

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