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What Causes Muscles To Ripple In Back Of My Head
Tension: Oftentimes, we keep our stress in the back on our neck or shoulders and it creates unnecessary tension. This prolonged tension will then cause the muscles to tighten and create the ripple. I recommend routine massages or self massage with a backknobber to help alleviate the muscle tightness. ...Read more
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
Could damaged neck/shoulder muscles cause a pain in the back of my head (one side) when I cough or sneeze? Really worried? Thank you
What would cause inflamed muscles on the right side of neck n back of head on right side? How long should it take to go back to normal?
Hard to say: This could be coming from the back of your neck. The cervical muscles attach to the base of your skull so this may be the source of the spasms. ...Read more
Several things: It could be due to trauma, like whiplash injuries or heavy work. Neck degenerative arthritis can do this. Irritation of some of the small nerves to the neck muscles are a possibility. If it is not getting better, talk to your primary doctor or a specialist who takes care of neck problems. ...Read more
What could cause upper neck/back of head pain, facial pains that come and go, muscle spasms, eye strain, could my meds been doing it?
Nerve impingement: Is a very common problem, affecting about 10-12% percent of the adult population in the us. Nerve impingement can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging disc or encroached upon by bony overgrowth. It can cause severe vision impairment and muscle spasms. Rec.: see an interventional pain management specialist for further investigation. ...Read more
I have had a headache in the lower left back of my head. Its making muscles in my neck tingly and my head twitch. What do I do?
Try this: Take over the counter tylenol, apply warm compress. It's usually from muscle strain. If the pain originates from the back of your neck and move upwards, it could be from a pinched nerve from arthritis in your neck spine. Check your blood pressure- should be lower than 130/80. Any trauma, fever, vomiting? Go see your dr if you don't feel better. ...Read more
I have a muscle in the back of my head that hurts when I cough or move my head and comb my hair. Could this be the trigminial nerve?
Ping/ muscle spasm in one part back of my head for 4 months. Worried about tumor; not a headache though; no other signs. What could it be?
Use NSAIDs: Anti-inflammatory could help as first step, if pain and spasm persists then see your doctor. ...Read more
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