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Neck Pain Caused By Bench Press Exercises
I have been experiencing a pain on my chin above the chin bone mostly when pressed and neck pain no bump or anything what could cause be?? I'm 23 F
Myofascial pain: In myofascial pain syndrome, pressure on sensitive points in your muscles causes referral pain in your face, neck and chin. See Orofacial Pain specialist for diagnosis and conservative treatment. ...Read more
Been having neck pain and stifness for a month, headache for a week now. If I press on my neck bones it is painful. Cant turn head. Cause pls?
Neck pain & stiff:
Hello. Facet joints are responsible for allowing you to comfortably turn your head from side to side and extend it. You may benefit from a short course of oral steroids (7 days) or Toradol (5 days if your PCP approves) to reduce pain and stiffness in your neck.
Have you undergone any PT or chiropractic treatment? These may also be beneficial to get the function of your neck back under control. ...Read more
Lower back pain, aching muscles and neck pain. Fatigue. Lump left lower back Causes pain when pressed. Constant ache and pain.
Need to examine:
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor, especially about the lump, and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity at tolerated.
Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex.
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Too many to say: Neck pain is a very common complaint. Improper support of the neck while sleeping is common. Trauma of course is a cause. As we age or due to occupational reasons, the neck can degenerate and cause neck pain. Rheumatologic conditions can cause neckk pain. Too much to cover here. If a problem, you need a good evaluation, history and exam and nperhaps x-rays and other testing and then treatment. ...Read more
Causes Neck pain:
Neck pain can be caused by several of many structures in the cervical spine. They include: muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, discs, and nerves.
Neck pain can also radiate from other structures like the heart, trachea, esophagus, and blood vessels.
If you're suffering see your primary care and they will begin to work things up to help you. ...Read more
MANY: There are many things that may cause neck & lower back pain. The 2 most common is sprain/strains, and arthritis. Others are disc herniations, infections, tumors, fractures, and congenital deformities. If you are experiencing pain and it does not respond to heat, rest, and stretching exercises, I would suggest that you see your pcp for an evaluation. ...Read more
Advil or Tylenol (acetaminophen): These are the best over the counter medications for pain related to cold or flu. ...Read more
Sprain/ Strain: Muscle strains & ligament strains are the most common cause of neck & back injuries. There is nothing that causes more missed days from except the common cold. Truthfully, almost everyone in their lifetime will sustain such an injury. These are usually short lived and require no formal medical care. ...Read more
See below: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and/or shoulder pain. This can also lead to muscle spasm which limits range of motion in the neck. See your physician if these symptoms don't improve in 1-2 weeks or sooner if you also have headaches and/or fever. ...Read more
A few possiblities: C1 or C2 (or both) could be 'stuck', causing pain. Several nerves in the region could be inflamed. Tiny muscles around vertebrae could be chronically contracted. Disc injury/herniation. Tears of suboccipital tendons. A good history & osteopathic hands-on exam can differentiate such causes. Manipulation may fix or may need prolotherapy for ligaments, neuroprolo for nerves, or studies to rule out disc inj ...Read more
Neck pain: The most common is neck strain from either tension, poor support, poor positioning or injury. In your age group spondylosis or degenerative changes would be the next most-likely. Some can be helped with physical therapy, ergonomic arrangement of workspace and some will require surgery to fix. Start by seeing your pcp and get some basic xrays and and examination. Rare causes are tumors and othe. ...Read more
You may try: Some anti-inflammatory medications, if you do not have a medical contraindication. If symptoms persist, see your pcp doctor. There are a lot of causes for this type of symptom, and evaluation will be needed with continuation of sympoms. ...Read more
McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Pilates is also excellent for the core (yoga and piyo other options) if you want non-medical option. ...Read more
Can someone tell me how long will it take to heal neck pain caused by exercising in a wrong manner?
Sprains and strains: Muscle pain in the neck or back after over-exercise or strain usually worsens the first couple days. Thereafter, symptoms usually improve daily. Healing time is proportional to the injury—minor strain should heal in a couple days, while a severe strain may take 6 weeks or more if a muscle tear resulted. So just ease back until pain subsides. That's your clue to rev back up. ...Read more
Sir I have neck pain since 1yr due to long hrs of sitting. Wat kind of exercise nd food udo u recommend for me. Pls suggest me.
Neck Pain: Dear kitten, I would encourage stretching exercises for your neck. This site will describe exercises: http://starbright. Hubpages. Com/hub/fitness_for_all_ages. In addition, acupuncture can be great for neck tension and trigger points. Hope that you neck is feeling looser and better soon. ...Read more
I have back and neck pain for 2-3 days. I sit in same position for many hours studying. Pain is not going away. Should I take medicine or exercise?
Muscle spasm: Could result from poor posture or as you mention, being in the same position por long periods of time. You should try getting up and stretching at regular intervals during your study time, gentle massage and heat may also help relieve your discomfort. If your pain persists or worsens you should seek medical attention. Good luck! ...Read more
Natural Treatment: Most neck pain is musculoskeletal (from the muscles and joints) and can best be treated with stretching, strengthening and avoiding poor posture or repetitive stress. Additionally, you should remain well hydrated and maintain good nutrition. Exercise programs such as yoga and pilates may be helpful. Massage, acupuncture and chiropractor treatments can be used as well. ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: You can be having muscle spasms due to spinal nerve root irritation. If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage or hot packs. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it. In that situation, you usually have tight muscle. ...Read more
Need more info: Need to know which side head pain, which parts of body hurt and which side. ...Read more
McKenzie Exercises: Your migraine trigger could be muscle tension in your neck (muscle tension headache). Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Headaches often respond quickly. ...Read more
Yes it can:
Yes it can either directly from the inflamed throat or from the enlarge lymph nodes in the neck that could accompany strep
when the infection is treated the pain slowly will go away
if not see your physician. ...Read more
It may as pain can: Lead to feeling nauseous in some individuals as can medication taken to control that pain. Sometimes, if the pain is due to an injury, there may be an undiagnosed head injury that could also lead to this symptom pattern. Sometimes a viral infection can lead to this combination of symptoms as well. ...Read more