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Neck Pain After Sleeping
Crick in the neck: Pain after sleeping is not uncommon. The location of the problem: facet, disk, muscle, likely determines what causes the pain to start. Try to find out what bothers this, then avoid. Try sleeping with a roll beneath the neck. If that doesn't work, a pillow that flexes the neck a bit more. If unsuccessful, try sleeping on the side. To relieve symptoms, nsaid's, heat/ice, salonpas hot patch, stretch. ...Read more
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Change Pillow: You should try different pillow that will keep your neck in a more comfortable and less irritated position when you sleep. This is very personal and depends on how you sleep. Try very flat, contour pillow, etc until you find the best one for you. This should help significantly. ...Read more
I have numbness in the right side of my tongue & face. Also experiencing neck pain on rt side after sleeping funny. Pinched nerve? What should I do?
See a neurologist : You need to see a neurologist . This could be a serious neurological problem. ...Read more
Heat exercise massag: Moist heat applied to the neck & shoulders; pain med (aleve/advil/motrin—if tolerated by stomach & not on blood thinner coumadin); magnesium to help relax muscles (caution: too much may cause loose bm's); neck and shoulder exercises to relax and fatigue cramped muscles; therapeutic massage; consult doctor if problem worsens or persists more than a few days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why is my neck pain worst in the morning and at night? It does not hurt to go to sleep or wake me up.
Myalgia: Muscle pain can range from mild to excruciating. Muscle pain can develop almost anywhere in your body, including your neck, back. The most common causes of muscle pain are tension, stress, anxiety, overuse and trauma. This type of pain is usually localized, dull, aching. While a sleep less stress and less pain. Something simple like forward head posture can lead to chronic muscle neck pain. ...Read more
I can't sleep quickly and when I wake up, I feel still tired with some back and neck pain. What can I do?
See below: This could be a variety of issues. I recommend sleeping on your back with a pillow under your knees. Try to get between 7 to 9 hours of sleep. Use a comfortable mattress. Perform stretches of your neck and low back before getting out of bed for a few minutes. Exercise sith focus on the core muscles of the neck and back. If the symptoms continue, see your general medicine doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Subsequent to my night's sleep, i suffer from shoulder and neck pain. Should i get a new mattress, what to do?
Possibly: You can try that. Get a firm mattress with a pillow top but make sure your neck is in the neutral position while sleeping. If a side sleeper, make sure your head stays neutral and the pillow isn't too soft or doesn't elevate your head. Either way the mattress should not take the place of you getting evaluated. Go see your doctor. ...Read more
Is it normal to have neck pain that get much worse throughout the day without any sort of cause as to why the pain started other then sleeping on it?
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