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Muscle Pain In Neck And Head
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
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
Left neck pain when i turn head left or upward. It's been off-on for a few months, mostly "on" had unremarkable physical exam 2 months ago. Muscle?
Im taking pills for anxiety sometimes I feel pain in neck as if my muscle were tense & when i move my head i hear noise but my ear/head doesnt hurt ?
Some people: carry tension in their upper back muscles, neck and head when they are stressed. ...Read more
Neck pain due to texting? Got headaches sometimes. Affected neck posture? Is it due to muscle tightness or spasm? When I extend my head it relieves.
Ever since the onset of my anxiety disorder a yr ago i started having head pain and neck pain, muscle twitches etc. And never before. Why is this?
Deg. Disc, hern. Disc, when i sit, stand my mid back goes numb roughly the radius of a cantaloupe. Neck pain that pulls a muscle in head leaning forwd?
Bulging disc: Caused by bending the neck forwards, poor posture, using your arms in front of the body and lifting excessive weight. A thorough examination from a pain management specialist is usually sufficient to diagnose a neck disc bulge. A special physiotherapy management, rest and nsaids will ameliorate the condition in most cases. Rec.: see pain specialist for evaluation. ...Read more
Is tramadol effective for headache(back of head) and neck pain(tension)..or would a muscle relaxer be more effective?
Tramadol: Tramadol is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain, headache and neck pain included. Tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and therefore is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more
18yr old recurring muscle knots trapezius area on left side&neck pain. Occas.base of head pain& headache. Now left ring and mddle fingers numb. worry?
Neck.pain shoulder pain scaping and cracking and popping when I turn my head plus been having painless.muscle twitching in legs when at rest?
Neck pain: The crackling and popping in the neck are the facet joints in the cervical spine that are akin to cracking your knuckles. That is not a concern. What is a concern is the neck and shoulder pain associated with twitching or cramping in the legs. This may be a sign of pressure on the spinal cord from a disc. An MRI of the cervical spine and an evaluation with a neurosurgeon would be a good decision. ...Read more
Why does my headache not go away with anything, it causes neck pain and pressure in my head. I take Tylenol, aspirin, muscle relaxant nothing helps ?
Can be Aurable....: For most people, dealing with a headache goes no further than taking a common over the counter medication, maybe relaxing for awhile, and the pain is gone. Bu,t there are some headaches that come with much more intensiveness, in clusters, or with vision and sensory distortions that simply defy the usual headache treatment remedies. Your needs will best be met by seeking out a headache specialist. ...Read more
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