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front of neck near shoulder aches and stiff. any good recommendation on stretches or relief for ache? shoots up to below ear from time to time as well

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
SCM: Sounds like your sternocleidomastoid muscle is sore. https://www.google.com/search?q=sternocleidomastoid+stretches Here is a site that has the basic stretches for this muscle. A chiropractor or massage therapist would also be helpful.
Answered on Jul 9, 2014

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