A 47-year-old male asked:
neck.pain shoulder pain scaping and cracking and popping when i turn my head plus been having painless.muscle twitching in legs when at rest?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Adam Lewis answered
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Neck pain: The crackling and popping in the neck are the facet joints in the cervical spine that are akin to cracking your knuckles. That is not a concern. What is a concern is the neck and shoulder pain associated with twitching or cramping in the legs. This may be a sign of pressure on the spinal cord from a disc. An MRI of the cervical spine and an evaluation with a neurosurgeon would be a good decision.
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
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