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I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

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 more

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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

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

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What is texters neck?

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What is texters neck?

Texter neck: Is stiffness & pain in neck due to extended periods of neck flexion (bending forwards) while texting on phone or tablets. It can eventually lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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How to relieve neck pains?

How to relieve neck pains?

Depends on reason: For the pain. If it is musculoskeletal origin, then rest, ibuprofen, massage. If it persists for more than a week time to see the doctor. Also, if you develop numbness or tingling or weakness in arms or legs, it means your nerves are affected, so you need to see the doctor. ...Read more

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How can I loose neck's fat?

How can I loose neck's fat?

Difficult to spot re: If skin tone is good, liposuction might help. If the skin is lax, a neck lift or face lift might beneded. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my neck?

How can I strengthen my neck?

Resistance excercise: Just like any other muscle in your body resistance excercises will strengthen your neck muscles. You can do isometric excercises just holding your hand against your head and pushing or there are weight machines in gyms that will allow you to work against weigths while moving your neck. ...Read more

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My neck hurts when I wake up?

My neck hurts when I wake up?

Neck hurts: hello ~ neck pain when you awaken is undoubtedly due to some underlying cervical spine problem and then lying in an awkward position. Explore healthier pillows and try them out at B B &B Have a baseline xray of cervical spine and change pillow to a perceived more comfortable position and check back with xray resultas ...Read more

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What can help a crooked neck?

What can help a crooked neck?

A crooked walk...: (old nursery rhyme, sorry) answer depends on ur meaning of crooked: misalignment/ subluxation best fixed by chiropractic or osteopath (do). If acutely angled to side/ twisted (/torticollis), need Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or other med to stop the reaction. If in between or din't want dc/do option, need md-dr visit for muscle relaxant, nsaid, cool compresses & physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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Pain one side of my neck why?

More info needed: Please, provide more information about the pain including when it began, any know factor that may have brought it on, what makes better or worse and any other associated signs or symptoms. ...Read more