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Bowling Green, OH
A 25-year-old male asked:

I was bench pressing and felt my neck pop (around c1-c3). today it feels warm and a little sore but ive been walking, talking and in complete control. did i damage any bones or any structures? did i break anything?

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Dr. Barrett Mclaughlin
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
Strains and Sprains: If you are otherwise healthy & had no direct injury to your neck, you likely just pulled something! If you have any weakness in either hand or arm however, or any numbness or tingling in those areas, you need to seek more immediate medical care. As with any injury, it's often beneficial to take it easy and not stress the area until the symptoms have improved. Physical therapy is a great resource!
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Last updated Jan 22, 2020


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