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I have a tingling/tight/popping? sensation in my left clavicle, often when singing but lately movement. It doesn't last long and there's no pain. Help

I have a tingling/tight/popping? sensation in my left clavicle, often when singing but lately movement. It doesn't last long and there's no pain. Help

Varies: There are a number of possible causes, from a subtle instability of the acromioclavicular joint to a failure of fusion of the ossification centers of the clavicle. I would not hesitate to be seen and have an X-ray if it concerns you. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Unracked a barbell, stood in the squat position-it felt like a giant nerve around clavicle moved. Now have collar bone pain and muscle tightness..

Unracked a barbell, stood in the squat position-it felt like a giant nerve around clavicle moved. Now have collar bone pain and muscle tightness..

Get checked: Sounds as if you injured either a muscle or nerve in the area. An exam with a possible EMG with x-ray studies would help diagnosis what is likely. Good luck. ...Read more

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Tightness at the base of the neck (front) and along clavicles, feels like throat is tight when head tilts back, throat clicks when swallowing. Glands?

Tightness at the base of the neck (front) and along clavicles, feels like throat is tight when head tilts back, throat clicks when swallowing. Glands?

Plat yams muscle pul: You probably pulled your platysma muscle. There is normal clicking of the larynx over the spine when you swallow. You can try some Motrin 600 mg three times a day for any inflammation in this area. I have not really seen clicking so bad in my practice that I had to treat it. The Motrin will help the muscle strain. If it is not better in a few weeks, see an ENT doctor and they will check it. ...Read more

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Hello I have pain on the medial aspect of both clavicles. My throat feels tight, and ears are plugged up. A week ago started singular for my ears?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the sternoclavicular joint is not very common but it appears to be what you're dealing with. I'm not sure if your allergies are associated with it. If the symptoms continue you should be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon to ensure no infection is involved. ...Read more

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What reliefs tight shoulder muscles?

What reliefs tight shoulder muscles?

Tight shoulder: Adequate warmup, stretch before. Adequate cooldown, stretch after a workout or exercise. Ice followed by heat.Occasional topical creams. ...Read more

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Tight shoulder muscles for almost a year?

Tight shoulder muscles for almost a year?

Stretch?: With the information given, the first suggestion is stretching. You can use a broom handle and your good arm to push the stiff shoulder to a comfortable limit and hold it. You can also use the hand on the bad side to crawl up a nearby wall to that same comfortable limit. If you are really stiff, a physical therapist may help. Failing this see your primary provider or a sports specialist. ...Read more

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How to help with shoulder tendonitis tightness?

How to help with shoulder tendonitis tightness?

Exercise: Range of motion exercise program important. You need an evaluation and may need imaging regarding the cause. - tendonosis or a tendon tear need to be considered. ...Read more

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I have a little bit of tightness in my shoulder then hear a click and some pain?

I have a little bit of tightness in my shoulder then hear a click and some pain?

Tendonitis: It sounds very much as though you have an early shoulder tendonitis, possibly of the biceps tendon, maybe of the rotator cuff. Have you been doing biceps curls in the gym? If so you may have injured the biceps tendon. When irritated the tendon can come out of its track and feel tight, and it certainly hurts when you try to stretch it. You should have it seen by a physiatrist. ...Read more

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I have tingling in my shoulder . And. My neck is very tight what does that mean and what can I do

I have tingling in my shoulder . And. My neck is very tight what does that mean and what can I do

Physical therapy: The two may relate: the neck could have strain/sprain, but maybe underlying spondylosis, or degenerative disc disease, or even disc protrusion. The shoulder tingling could represent nerve root referral symptoms, but may be due to notalgia paresthetica if shoulder blade. Consider a problem in the brachial plexus. First, get fully examined, and maybe get physical therapy. ...Read more

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My shoulder is feeling tight when I stretch. And it hurts to hang on the bar. The other shoulder is fine. It prevents me from doing some gymnastics.

My shoulder is feeling tight when I stretch. And it hurts to hang on the bar. The other shoulder is fine. It prevents me from doing some gymnastics.

Strain: Sounds like you have a shoulder strain. Try resting it and using ice and ibuprofen for a few weeks. If it does not improve you may needs to see your doctor or a physical therapist. ...Read more

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I have had pain for about a week that started in my right shoulder and has moved into also my chest. It feels very tight. I am 23. Should I be worried?

Right shoulder pain: and chest pain may be correlated, but it is not likely to be cardiac related. At least not from the blockage or heart attack stand point. You may have some muscle strain or pull so try some Ibuprofen or Tylenol (acetaminophen). Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Pain in my chest and tightness, and pain under the collarbone. Comes and goes. What could this be?

Chest pain: Should always be evaluated by your doctor immediately. Must rule out a cardiac cause but can be musculoskeletal or lung source. ...Read more

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My right shoulder and shoulder blades are tight and knotted my strnocleiomastoid on my right side is a little bigger not visualy but to touch.normal?

My right shoulder and shoulder blades are tight and knotted my strnocleiomastoid on my right side is a little bigger not visualy but to touch.normal?

Tight SHoulders: Not normal. Right shoulder tight and both shoulder blades tight? Any recent injury or increase in activity to explain this? Some simple home shoulder stretches can help. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-living/fitness/multimedia/stretching/sls-20076840 Good luck ...Read more

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When I have my neck in upright position and move the neck back slightly i get pain between my neck and shoulder (upper trap), have tight right shoulde?

When I have my neck in upright position and move the neck back slightly i get pain between my neck and shoulder (upper trap), have tight right shoulde?

Possibly: Analyze your activities, exercises, and sleep positions to figure what is setting this off. Also figure out what helps the most (stretches, message, ice etc). this will give you insight into what causes it and how to manage it. If possible avoid those positions until the soreness leaves you. If the pain is out of control, you will need to see a doctor. Hope it resolves easily. ...Read more

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After I sleep my shoulder hurts and neck is tight?

After I sleep my shoulder hurts and neck is tight?

Consider: Consider your positioning. May want to lay on back or get a different pillow or even mattress. If not improved or worsening, would recommend being seen by your physician to check you over - consider a full structural musculoskeletal exam by an osteopathic physician. ...Read more

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. The stiffness is gone but its been 10 days.And i still have a sight tight musle on the side of my shoulder how do I get rid of it quick?

. The stiffness is gone but its been 10 days.And i still have a sight tight musle on the side of my shoulder how do I get rid of it quick?

Muscle spasm: Massaging affected area, warm and cold bath, stretching. Consult with your md which muscle relaxant would be more beneficial to alleviate symptoms in the am and pm. Hope you fell better. ...Read more

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26 y/o female with constant pain/tightness between shoulder blades & neck. Heat/ice/massage helps only temporarily. What could be the cause?

26 y/o female with constant pain/tightness between shoulder blades & neck. Heat/ice/massage helps only temporarily. What could be the cause?

Posture: while,there are other causes, posture with head forward position is a common cause in young women, especially if,she has large breasts, and rounds shoulders to hide it. See your PMR or ortho doc to evaluate posture, image your neck, and help you get exercises or other treatments to help resolve the problem ...Read more