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Kink In Neck
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer