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Doctor insights on: Vibration Of The Dorsal Muscles Of The Neck

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Please give me some exercises for neck back. I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine.?

Please give me some exercises for neck back. I want to strengthen muscles which support neck spine.?

Be careful: Suggest working with a licensed physical therapist. To avoid injury, please do not attempt any neck exercises without trained supervision. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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When I stretch my neck down the muscles in my back down my spine but only part way down get cold like I applied icy hot. What could it be?

When I stretch my neck down the muscles in my back down my spine but only part way down get cold like I applied icy hot. What could it be?

Have this looked at: Hard to tell in this format but could be tight muscles, vertebrae out of alighment, herniated discs, issues with the meninges, spinal cord......
I recommend an examination. If you develop a fever or worsening of neck stiffness then go to ER ...Read more

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Can a muscle in neck be reattached or sewn back together if torn? How is the muscle reattached or sewn back together? What about ligaments?

Yes: There a several muscles in the neck. It would help me to know which one or ones you are talking about to be more precise.
It all depends on what was the mechanism for the muscle to break. If it was cleanly cut, if the muscle holds sutures, it can be sewn back together. If it was torn by excersise, or destroyed by a bullet. Muscles may have tendons on one or both ends. Ligaments around bonestendons. ...Read more

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Can a torn muscle in neck and back be diagnosed and repaired if injury occurred several months ago? How are torn nerves diagnosed and treated?

Can a torn muscle in neck and back be diagnosed and repaired if injury occurred several months ago? How are torn nerves diagnosed and treated?

Exam, X-ray, MRI: A good exam, x-rays, and if indicated an MRI should be able to tell you the source of your pain. If you have already healed from your injury, your studies may all be normal. ...Read more

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I am using laptop for a long time. From 2 days I am experiencing continous pain behind my neck. I corrected my posture&suggest exercises to fit muscle?

I am using laptop for a long time. From 2 days I am experiencing continous pain behind my neck. I corrected my posture&suggest exercises to fit muscle?

Gentle stretching: You are most likely experiencing pain from poor posture during prolonged computer use. Sitting for extended periods of time is bad for your health. It is helpful stand, stretch, and walk around at least every couple hours. Gentle range of motion exercises such as ear to shoulder and chin to chest exercises can also relieve muscle tension and pain. ...Read more

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How are nerves reconnected in back and neck? What is the timeframe for reattaching muscle and nerve in neck after tear and pull?

How are nerves reconnected in back and neck? What is the timeframe for reattaching muscle and nerve in neck after tear and pull?

Too vague: Have you seen non-physician? Sometimes non physicians (chiropractic) will use terms you described. ...Read more

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How often should you stretch neck, back or leg muscles per day?

How often should you stretch neck, back or leg muscles per day?

It's up to you: Stretching is good for you, but there's no "should" here, since this isn't the kind of thing that gets studied in a clinical trial. Stretching once a day is great...More is fine, too. ...Read more

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Why do the muscles in my neck and back hurt after waking up every morning? Should I purchase memory foam?

Why do the muscles in my neck and back hurt after waking up every morning? Should I purchase memory foam?

Neck pain: Try lying flat in bed without a pillow. Use either a heating pad set on low so you don't burn yourself or and ice pack, whichever you are more comfortable with. Take a muscle relaxant or ibuprofen for comfort before investing in a memory pillow ...Read more

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The tissue or muscle at the top of my shoulders by the trapezoid is loose and swelling. What could this be? I have neck and back problems...

The tissue or muscle at the top of my shoulders by the trapezoid is loose and swelling. What could this be? I have neck and back problems...

Proximal muscles: Are you having pain lifting your arms above your shoulders... Any stiffness. See your physician as it could strictly be orthopedic in nature but could also be rheumatological. ...Read more

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I tore what seems to me like the lavata scapula in my neck / back. What is the fastest way to heal it. I ha've been suffering with muscle knotting.

I tore what seems to me like the lavata scapula in my neck / back. What is the fastest way to heal it. I ha've been suffering with muscle knotting.

Can't speed biology: Your muscle and connective tissue will heal at their own rate. You can speed up feeling better by working with a physical therapist. See your doctor or an orthopaedist for an evaluation to make sure your injury is not more serious. ...Read more

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My neck back and lower muscle pain?

See details: You have not asked a question. If these issues concern you, see a doctor and have them evaluated. ...Read more

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What disease causes neck and back muscle rigidity?

What disease causes neck and back muscle rigidity?

Muscle spasm: Typically if muscles in the cervical and lumbar
regions are injured they will go into spasm
to protect themselves from further injury
this will create the rigidity that the writer
describes.
The symptoms can be helped with moist
heat, muscle relaxants and physical
therapy modalities. ...Read more

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How can I relieve whiplash pain in the neck and back muscles?

How can I relieve whiplash pain in the neck and back muscles?

Whiplash: This is a common injury follow car accidents. You need to first make sure there is no signs of fracture or displacement on your vertebrae by an imaging study. This is usually done if you are brought to the er, but can be ordered as an outpatient. If scans are negative then the injury is likely muscular and should get better over time with physical therapy and pain management. ...Read more

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What is a method at home I can do for muscle aches (in the neck and back)?

Stretching and relax: Using stretching techniques and relaxing techniques will release spasm and relieve the pain. It will work well if the reason is spasm of the muscle. ...Read more

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Random muscle aches, various places between back, shoulders, and neck. Is this something to be quite concerned about?

May be myofascial: It may be myofascial pain. If it's widespread and skips from place to place we would consider fibromyalgia. It depends what you and your physician have discovered with laboratory tests including muscle enzymes to help clarify this issue. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I put my head back it feels like something in my neck pops. Idk if it muscle or something more serious?

Facet joints: No one really knows what causes these types of pops. Most experts believe it is due to air (nitrogen) being released from the facet joints, small joints between the vertebrae. If it does not hurt and no symptoms these should be lift alone. Bring it to your doctor's attention at the next visit. ...Read more

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I have a small not that's not visible on the right side toward the back of my neck. It feels like a strained muscle. What could it be.

Trigger point.: It sounds like a trigger point, an area of the muscle that is in spasm and not getting enough blood circulating through it to get better. Take a plastic bag filled with ice (or a bag of frozen peas) wrapped in a cloth and place it on the spot for 10 minutes. Then wait 10 to 20 minutes and then do it again. When you remove the ice, you'll get increased circulation to the muscle. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain between my shoulder and back of my neck. Just on the right. Seems to be a muscle kink, it's been 2 days. What can I do?

Strain, spasm: While there are many reasons to have neck pain, muscle strain, connective tissue sprain, and spasm are probably the most common. Typical treatment includes rest from painful activity, anti inflammatory meds (motrin, aleve, (naproxen) etc), therapy techniques (heat, ice, massage, stretching). Good, old fashioned "time" can help too, but pain for more than a few weeks should be evaluated by a professional. ...Read more

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Tissue an muscle damage 2 da back of my neck. Looks like a big swollen knot. Spreadn a lil 2 upper back. What posture should I be in when laying down?

Tissue an muscle damage 2 da back of my neck. Looks like a big swollen knot. Spreadn a lil 2 upper back. What posture should I be in when laying down?

Don't lie on back: If it hurts to lie on your back, don't. Otherwise it does't matter what posture as long as you're comfortable. ...Read more

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What are the causes for neck pain. When I feel tensed emotionally, I feel sever neck pain. Some muscle on the back of neck bulges and it feels pain.

What are the causes for neck pain. When I feel tensed emotionally, I feel sever neck pain. Some muscle on the back of neck bulges and it feels pain.

Anti-inflammatory: Sharp neck pain usually comes from a degenerative joint or disc in the neck. Sometimes it's from a muscle strain or sprain. Early treatment options include a short course of nsaids (advil, aleve), gentle massage, moist heat, and focusing on posture. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician. ...Read more

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I have a lump in the back of my neck for years that will not go away. It is firm and it feels like its fixed to my muscle. Three weeks ago I had xrays?

I have a lump in the back of my neck for years that will not go away. It is firm and it feels like its fixed to my muscle. Three weeks ago I had xrays?

Neck lump: It could be a cyst or a lipoma. Good news is, most things that are there for many years and don't cause problem in that time usually don't ever cause problems. But it's good to get it checked out. Other than xray, your doctor might suggest further imaging (MRI) and/or a biopsy to know for sure. ...Read more

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Large hard lump in middle of my back, directly in the center, between shoulder blades. No pain where lump is, muscle to the left, neck and shoulder ar?

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See a doctor: How long have you had it? You should have it looked at by a doctor, but the most common thing there is lipoma, which we leave alone if it doesn‘t bother you. However, we never truly know what it is unless we remove it and do a biopsy. If someone tells me it has been present for years, I just leave it alone. ...Read more