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I hit the right side of my neck. Back n area I hit it hurts. Is there any worries . I normally ignore pain n keep going this pain is persistent ?
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury to the spine which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more
Conditioning: This sounds muscular and condiitoning can be helpful. This is a painful condition and this sounds like fibromyalgia with widespread chronic pain; tender muscular - myofascial pain sites, poor exercise, poor sleep and poor stresscontrol can be part of the picture. Improving muscle tone and exercise is a key as well as control of the other issues. ...Read more
Neck pain: For the best answer to your question, medical evaluation is needed. Please see your physician. ...Read more
How to deal with chronic, severe neck/back pain while attending classes when medications aren't working?
Neck and back pain:
The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ...
The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include exercise, massage, therapy, medication, injection, surgery ...
I recommend you seeing help from a pain management doctor. You would benefit from a comprehensive treatment. ...Read more
Constant neck/back pain. Tried sitting sideways but no help. Should I take breaks to stretch on the floor?
Starting 2 develope a hunch on the back of the neck/back area from bad posture. Is there anything i can do 2 correct it, its really bothering & hurts?
"Dowager's hump": Not a medical diagnosis, but the folk term for such a hunch, and yes, it is related to bad posture but also can be familial (does your mother/GM have one?), from an injury, or could also indicate early osteoporosis. Practice better posture, get a clavicle brace to keep those shoulders back or wear a well padded backpack to do the same. Rolled towel between shoulders to sit or sleep. Attent-HUT!! ...Read more
My arm, neck back has a pain from Sunday either I slept badly or didn't gym right way but don't know who can help as I went to dischem they gave me p?
Yes!: If you are not careful about your body mechanics while using a computer (keeping your head up, chin back, shoulders down and back, wrists properly neutral, low back straight, legs uncrossed, etc), you can begin to have chronic pain from misalignment of various body parts. Getting some pointers from a physical therapist and taking frequent breaks are your best bet for prevention. ...Read more
Please give me some exercises for neck back .I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine . ?
What would be good to use for inflamation in neck/back, that is not an nsaid? (bad reaction to nsaids)
Heat: Try topical heating pads?Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a gone to sleep feelining that turns into a feeling of something pulling down on my shoulder. Starts on the left side of my neck back and chest?
Need to rule out: Heart problem. Some patients have atypical symptoms due to heart disease, especially women. Do not know your gender, age, or your health status. If heart disease is even a remote possibility, get yourself checked out asap. ...Read more
When I have my neck in upright position and move the neck back slightly i get pain between my neck and shoulder (upper trap), have tight right shoulde?
Possibly: Analyze your activities, exercises, and sleep positions to figure what is setting this off. Also figure out what helps the most (stretches, message, ice etc). this will give you insight into what causes it and how to manage it. If possible avoid those positions until the soreness leaves you. If the pain is out of control, you will need to see a doctor. Hope it resolves easily. ...Read more
This could be many things such as a muscle popping over a bone, a cracking of one of the joints in the neck, or - while more unlikely - could even be a herniated disc.
If it only happened once then you should't need to worry about it.
If it is painful and/or keeps happening then you may want to see your doctor. ...Read more
You don't: You see a doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Separate issues: if you suddenly have headaches and myalgias during flu season, there's a good chance of that diagnosis. Watch for some nausea and possibly vomiting and or diarrhea, but not necessarily. Your complaints could also be a side effect of the antibiotic used for the UTI. If you still have the UTI, and didn't seek treatment, the UTI could have gone to your blood stream causing your complaints. ...Read more
It's up to you: Stretching is good for you, but there's no "should" here, since this isn't the kind of thing that gets studied in a clinical trial. Stretching once a day is great...More is fine, too. ...Read more
Probably not: Superficial infections of skin and mucosal membranes by Candida causing local inflammation and discomfort are common. The pain and discomfort would be more related to the skin area, and would be distinguishable from true muscle and joint pain of the "neck, back and shoulder" I assume that you are referring to. If you ant to know the true cause of your issues, see the Dr for an evaluation. ...Read more
Hold neck still: You put one hand on either side of the head to stabilize the cervical spine, and proceed with cpr. The chest compressions are more important than the respirations but hold the neck in the midline and stabilize the spine while doing CPR unless the neck is not centered- do not attempt to center the neck if it appears dislocated. Just keep it immobile. ...Read more
Involves the greater and lesser occipital nerves located in the back of the scalp and can produce neck pain as well as headache. Although there is no epidemiological data available, on is regarded as a common cause of protracted or severe headache.
Rec.: see a headache or orofacial pain specialist. ...Read more
2-8 weeks: If there are no structural injuries symptoms should resolve with stretching & strenghening exercises in 2 to 8 weeks depending o degree. ...Read more