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Neck Pain Cracking
Shoulders neck pain always piping cracking with slightest movements causing numbness weakness pain in arms elbows wrist?
Arthritis or disc: If symptoms are not abating or if progressing you should be evaluated with exam and studies. ...Read more
Can neck pain/stiff neck/neck cracking through maybe 15 years cause dizziness, pain in both upper arms and facial nerve tingling - for 3 months now?
What causes hip and low back pain with these symptoms: shoulder and neck continuous pain and cracking?
Spine Pain Options: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist and may be candidate for facet injections/radiofrequency ablation and epidural steroid injection. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I saw a chiropractor for neck pain and he did some weird stuff with my neck and I heard a creepy cracking sound. Felt like bones were breaking! The chiropractor said that's normal. Is that really true?
Manipulation: Of joints especially between vertebral columns which have a lot of carefully constructed spaces to maximize balance and cushion will often result in the escape of gases such as nitrogen, which may contribute to the cracking noise which accompany such movement. An example of this is knuckle cracking. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Recurring red round spot on thigh. When spot comes i get muscle, joint pain, neck pain fatigue, weakness, headaches, decreasing vision, jaw cracking?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Stretch and exercise: Since this is a recurrent problem, evaluation by a physiatrist can help determine the cause and guide you to the best specific treatments (depending if the pain is coming from the bones, nerves, muscles, or fascia). Balancing the postural muscles, stretching, and strengthening neck/shoulders and evaluating the ergonomics of your work station are important. Massage/ice/heat/acupuncture= temp relief. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes it can: Forward head posture (head is in front of shoulders) can put an undue stress on the neck vertebrae/ muscles/ligaments causing them to work overtime to carry the weight of the head. This can lead to painful neck conditions. Often with poor posture the shoulders are rounded forward which further aggravates the problem. Give your neck a break and keep your head above your shoulders. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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