A 27-year-old female asked:
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crack my neck alot. turned head to left side to crack, intense sharp shooting pain down side of neck to upper back.could i have injured something?

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Dr. Neal Handly
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible: Sounds like you may have pinched a nerve when "cracking your neck". It is also possible that a muscle has also been injured or is in spasm and your neck movement may make it worse. Something is out of balance - ? 4 ekgs in 4 months at your age? What does your chiropractor say about pain and spasm and anxiety/depression?
Answered on Feb 10, 2017
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