A 19-year-old male asked:
i have a muscle tear or a knot in the left side of my neck tjat my chiropractor cant fix. is this something that will heal on its own its been 2 mnths?
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Dr. Edward Hellman answered
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: It depends somewhat on the exact diagnosis. A simple strain or "tear" of a muscle in the neck should be pretty well resolved by 8 weeks. So if you are still having trouble, you might want to consider more work up such as an MRI. You could potentially have a disc problem.
Answered on Aug 31, 2016
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