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I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

Depends what it is: From. Try gentle stretching exercises. However, you will need to see a physician for a physical exam to see where the pain is coming from. You can also try massage, acupuncture, heat/cold, and ergonomic changes until you see your physician. However, i would recommend seeing a physician as neck pain can be complex and the pain generators can be a number of things. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How do I get rid of kink in neck?

How do I get rid of kink in neck?

Neck pain: Can be treated conservatively with alternating ice and heat, massage, manipulation, or anti inflammatory medication. ...Read more

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My dad is 53 over the last week he is has tingling in left arm. It went away when he hung his head. Now he has kink in neck and arm pain wontgo away?

My dad is 53 over the last week he is has tingling in left arm. It went away when he hung his head. Now he has kink in neck and arm pain wontgo away?

See an MD: Most likely a nerve pinched in the neck which often resolves on its own with conservative management within about 6 weeks. Some 30% of pts need surgery for this if conservative is unsuccessful. ...Read more

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I have had a kink im my neck for several months..Should I be concerned ?

I have had a kink im my neck for several months..Should I be concerned
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Maybe- maybe not: A kink can be muscular, disc, joint, torticollis. It depends on your age, x-rays, neurologic changes. Is the neck tender to touch? Does it hurt to turn one direction, or another direction. By kink do you mean the neck is stuck in one direction. Has there been an injury? Sometimes easy treatments - exercise, physical therapy, neck pillow can help a lot. At times medications maybe needed. ...Read more

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Why have i had a kink in my neck for 6 months?

Why have i had a kink in my neck for 6 months?

Change: Side of mattress you sleep on and orientation of computer monitor at work. Something you do on the regular basis is causing the problem and needs to be addressed. ...Read more

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I've had this "kink" in my neck for a few days now and it seems to be getting worse what can I do to get some relief from the pain?

I've had this "kink" in my neck for a few days now and it seems to be getting worse what can I do to get some relief from the pain?

Moist heat: Stretching exercises. And some anti inflammatory meds. Physical therapy may be beneficial as well. If pain continues talk to your doctor may be more than a kink ...Read more

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I have a really bad kink in my neck how do I get rid of it i tried moving it around?

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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Ive had stabbing pain in the front of my upper arm for 5 days now, it started as a kink in my neck and I noticed muscle twitching several times a day.

See ortho : You should visit an orthopaedic surgeon. You need a full physical exam and some imaging to diagnose the problem. The brachial plexus exits the cervical spine and controls the muscles and sensation of our upper extremity. A herniated disc or bone spur pinched nerve produce symptoms in shoulder or shooting down the arm. Several other injuries or conditions can cause your pain. See MD right away. ...Read more

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I am in my late 30s, and once per week I get kinks in my neck when I turn my head. There is no localized tightness. What can I do to prevent kinks?

I am in my late 30s, and once per week I get kinks in my neck when I turn my head. There is no localized tightness.  What can I do to prevent kinks?

Stretching: Everyday would help Try learning yoga with focus on the spine . Do it daily for 30-45 minutes Check your workplace to see if your occupation may be a cause. ...Read more