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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have neck strain. dont know whether its a muscle strain or not. to relieve the pain i apply 'volini' but it does not last long. i sleep on 2 pillows?

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Dr. Kenneth Casey
Neurosurgery 44 years experience
Motion testing: When your neck hurts, one way to assess the cause is to slowly move your neck in flexion, extension, side to side and then lowering each ear to your shoulder. With significant muscle involvement, you will feel the particualr area of the muscle resist your motion. If you, instead hear a gentle popping, that may signal a joint issue.

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Last updated Oct 6, 2016

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