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Does broadening the shoulders make the neck look longer?

Does broadening the shoulders  make the neck look longer?

I think not: Broadening your shoulders id thru muscle mass wich includes the deltiod and trapezius and ur neck will look like a linebacker. Length is pre programed from birt, the only way to get a long neck is as african women due in certain tribes that use multiple rings added as one grows. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for neck/back/shoulder pain from whiplash to go away?

How long does it usually take for neck/back/shoulder pain from whiplash to go away?

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

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Have slight numbness on my right side shoulder end and also I have neck pain from long time do i have Nervs prob?

Have slight numbness on my right side shoulder end and also I have neck pain from long time do i have Nervs prob?

May need formal eval: numbness in the lateral shoulder could be upper cervical or peripheral Axillary nerve dysfunction. If there is no associated weakness it is not an emergency . I would suggest a evaluation with neurology or PM&R. ...Read more

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Someone i know gets pain in her neck and back shoulder and also receives headaches but they don't last long. What could this be?

Someone i know gets pain in her neck and back shoulder and also receives headaches but they don't last long. What could this be?

Tension Headaches: Tension headaches usually are 2-sided, constant, headache pain that radiate into the neck and shoulders. There is no associated nausea, vomiting, vision change, nor incapacity; like with migraine. Typical treatment would be otc analgesics. Look for triggers, like stress, and avoid if possible. ...Read more

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I moved a patient in bed and my shoulder "popped" , now both shoulders and the back of my neck are sore/tense. How long do I give it before going in?

I moved a patient in bed and my shoulder "popped" , now both shoulders and the back of my neck are sore/tense. How long do I give it before going in?

Not clear: If you are concerned, get it checked right away. It can be helpful to report things immediately to your supervisor for insurance purposes. Physical therapy often helps a great deal. But it is also important to have confidence in your body's ability to heal itself! lots of small problems will take care of themselves. ...Read more

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Woke up with a swollen area on side of neck to the back, Nk & shoulder aches occasionally. Area feels rubbery and moves, an inch long. Is it a danger?

Woke up with a swollen area on side of neck to the back, Nk & shoulder aches occasionally. Area feels rubbery and moves, an inch long. Is it a danger?

Difficult to say: it would be best for you to see your primary provider for an exam. They can take a detailed look at the are your are describing and be able to let you know if additional testing is needed or prescribe medicine as needed ...Read more

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I had shoulder surgery last may an had shots in my neck.But i've had a knot in my trap for sooo long an i've done massage, pt, chiro. Y won't it go away?

I had shoulder surgery last may an had shots in my neck.But i've had a knot in my trap for sooo long an i've done massage, pt, chiro. Y won't it go away?

Trapezius strain?: I am unclear as to why you had injections in your neck. Are you referring to an epidural injection for a cervical spine condition? The painful muscle spasm in the trapezius can be due to referred pain from the neck or myofascial pain or related to shoulder surgery.. If pain is deemed muscular you may benefit from a trigger point injection. Best to f/u with your doctor for further recommendation. ...Read more

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What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes.It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

What causes pain in the left shoulder? I have pain that starts under my left arm and moves over the front of my shoulder to my neck area. It is not constant. It comes and goes.It will hurt for a short time and a long time. This has been going on for a few

Sounds : Sounds like you've taken a reasonable approach till now, but the time has come for you to see an orthopedist. It's not at all uncommon for neck and shoulder symptoms to intersect. A good history and exam along with appropriate x-rays and possibly nerve testing and MRI will give an answer in a majority of cases and then you can be appropriately treated. Best of luck. ...Read more

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