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Chronic Pain In Neck And Shoulders
Sometimes: It is certainly worth a try if other therapies have failed. ...Read more
3 yrs of many docs,PT,tests,imaging,studies,still have bilateral winged scapulas and chronic muscle pain in neck+shoulders. What to do? tests=normal
Syrinx @ your age: It can be caused by several things such as muscular dystrophy (typically children), injury to the long thoracic nerve (would have to involve both sides so unlikely though this rarely seen with weight training), and damage to the upper spinal cord, which should be apparent on MRI of the cervical spine. Syrinx is one such cord injury that may develop over time in someone your age. ...Read more
Chronic pain in shoulders, neck, back, and arms after cervical fusion july 2013. Also have redness and swelling in knees and hip pain. Poss ra? Fibro?
Chronic neck pain radiating into shoulders arms and down spine, unable to raise arms above head and weakness down arms n tingling in fingers. ?
Nerve pressure: You may have a disc problem or degenerative changes in the cervical (neck) spine with pressure on the nerves. In a few people, these symptoms go along with pressure at the top of the spine such as the chiari malformation. If your symptoms do not settle down, you should see your doctor. Other causes are possible. A lot will depend on your neurological examination. Diagnostic studies may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What r some ways to treat chronic pain myself? I have migraines, neck pain, and over all soreness daily. Avoiding rebound only using meds everyother d
DIY pain relief: Some tips: Sleep hygiene = 8 hours of uninterrupted sleep every night. Smoking cessation. Adequate hydration, at least 64 ounces of water each day. Moderation of caffeine intake, less than 5 cups coffee per day. Stress reduction. Riboflavin 400 mg/day, and/or magnesium oxide 400-800 mg/day. Yoga, gentle stretching, massage, meditation. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have several gastrointestinal conditions as well as chronic pain and tingling in my extremities and muscular back/neck pain. Could there be one condition causing it?
Most likely: A general rule in medicine , with some exceptions of course, is that there is usually one medical condition to expalin multiple and apparently unrelated symptoms. A sharper eye is needed to link the dots. You may benefit from a virtual consult to go over your results for a proper advice. Feel better:) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a chronic pain in my neck, more on the right side stretching down to shoulder, back & right arm?
Experiencing chronic pain only my left side for over 10 years. Mostly the neck and shoulder, traveling into left cheek, head and arm. Numbness too.
Pinched nerve.: See a Neurologist for the needed work up. ...Read more
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