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How Often Should You Lift Weights If Neck Stiff
Can i lift weights with mild neck and shoulder stiffness and pain. Been going on for about 2 weeks?
Hi I woke up with server neck stiffness and pain. I can barley lift my arms, I get dizzy when trying to move my neck. Also mild headache. No fever?
Hello! I have stiff neck and shoulders due to a mix of really bad posture and bad anxiety. I've have been to an orthopedic and that was his diagnoses. Today I started exercising and I wanted to know if I should lift weights.
Anxiety: I understand your discomfort of stiff neck and shoulders. I commend you for starting exercising. Due to stiff neck, wait for lifting weights. Feel good about all exercise you are doing. Have good posture while sitting, standing and walking. Do breathing and Music Relaxation, Meditation, Yoga and Visual Imagery for Relaxation. See Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication for Anxiety if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Do cervical dystonia patients often have a long history of pre-existing neck problems, including significant stiffness that may last for days/weeks?
Often: It can begin sporadically then progress in stages. Depends on when it started, What are you taking for it? I've heard some good things about Botox-like injections for it. Maybe you could get some wrinkles removed at the same time! But, just make sure a doctor (like a neurologist) has cleared you for other possible causes of the stiffness!! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
what are some remedies for stiffness? I currently have a stiff neck, ankle and knee from a combination of working out and looking down at my textbook
Hot water: Definitely! The Japanese knew about this centuries ago - hence their tradition of onsen. A hot bath or shower will do wonders! Of course rest and stretching of tired muscles even with some massage thrown in can do wonders. Best to 'listen' to your body... Pain is the language it uses to tell you 'stop doing' this or that. It helps to pay attention sometimes. Now I recommend taking it easy. ...Read more
My neck and upper back is always very stiff. And I turn my neck a lot to "crack" my bones to losen the stiffness. Will there be any bad effect for such habit?
No : There will be no issues with this and you are just self manipulating your neck causing a temporary reflex relaxation of the muscles. Keep on crack in'. ...Read more
I have joint and body stiffness after waking up, I have knee and.Neck arthritus, no pain just stiff, what?
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