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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
I have stiff back shoulders and neck and 14 y.O. It feels like I have to stretch every single second and that I should be put on a stretcher
Muscle spasm: At fourteen & absent mechanical injury, muscle spasm is good prospect for cause. Your problem might come from a posture problem, as can happen while working with computers. The person to figure this out would be an osteopath. A physical therapist is indicated. Massage, heating pad, ergonomics, an icy hot type of rub might be in order. Immediately tell your parents what you are experiencing. ...Read more
Postural exercises: There is no one exercise that is best for the neck. For most people, there are a few that are helpful depending on if the exercises are being done for prevention or treatment of injuries. A physical therapist can teach you how to isolate the deep flexors and extensors. Postural alignment exercises (i.e. Chin tuck maneuver) are part of a functional prevention and treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Consider: Suggest stretching before and get up frequently for 15 seconds to stretch during prolonged sitting. Stretch neck, mid and lower back. Maintain good posture with a chair with good arch support or pillow. Have good lighting and make sure your reading glasses prescription is accurate so you aren't bent over like a "c" and strain your neck and back muscles. Consider a chiropractic visit for adjustment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have so many neck issues that I need an honest opinion about but this question box isn't big enough. Help?
No help here. Sorry.: In the lower right corner of the box that contains your name, picture, profile and question, is a little Answer Guidelines link that you can't see. If I click it, I read, "Refrain from any personal diagnosis, prescription or medical advice." There is no substitute for a hands-on assessment by a live doctor in a brick-&-mortar office. Sorry, HealthTap is not the source for the answers you seek. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 62 year old indian woman. Over last 4/5 months my neck and facial skin has started darkening?
Neck arthritis: 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 sometimes shoulder pain. You can also get neck pain from a muscle strain. In some cases pain in the left side of the neck could be related to your heart so be sure to see your physician if your pain does not improve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Previous 24 hours: Many times this senerio relates to activity in tthe previuous days activities. If you have been doing something that inflames the joints or muscles you may not have noticed while you are active and when you sleep the inflammation effect are noticed as the active movement ceases. It could also be your mattress . Try other mattresses and try 800 mg advil prior to bed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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