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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Back Of Neck Weakness

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Neck Weakness (Definition)

Neck weakness is a clinical finding that indicates neuromuscular instability or immaturity such as in babies ...Read more


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What is "neck weakness"?

What is "neck weakness"?

Lack of strength: Neck weakness in lack of muscle strength or muscle imbalance in the muscles of the neck. ...Read more

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What does having neck weakness feel like?

What does having neck weakness feel like?

Bobble headed: Neck weakness may feel like you are bobble headed or have trouble holding up your neck. Or you may feel sore and achy. ...Read more

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How would you know if you have neck weakness?

How would you know if you have neck weakness?

Test yourself: If you mean muscular weakness you can test yourself. See how long you can hold your head up while laying flat on your stomach or back. Or you could ask your physician to test your neck strength. ...Read more

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What is "neck weakness" and what does it look like?

What is "neck weakness" and what does it look like?

Lacking Strength: Neck weakness means that the muscles of the neck are not of normal strength or there is muscle strength imbalance. I may look like you have poor posture. ...Read more

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What do people mean by "neck weakness", and what does it feel like?

What do people mean by "neck weakness", and what does it feel like?

Need more info: Neck weakness can be a laxity of neck muscles and difficulty w/ holding up or turning head. Possible causes include: •motor neuron disease, guillian barre syndrome, myasthenia gravis, hyperparathyroidism, carnitine deficiency, myotonic dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, trauma or injury or pinched nerve...To list a few. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have neck weakness and what does it feel like?

How do you know if you have neck weakness and what does it feel like?

Test yourself: If you mean muscular weakness you can test yourself. See how long you can hold your head up while laying flat on your stomach or back. Or you could ask your physician to test your neck strength. Neck weakness may feel like you are bobble headed or have trouble holding up your neck. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is "neck weakness" and what does it feel like?

Could you explain what is "neck weakness" and what does it feel like?

Exactly: what it sounds like. You can't hold your head up without it feeling like or actually falling forward or backward without your control. ...Read more