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What Do You Do For A Muscle Spasm In The Neck
Heat and stretches: People often get muscle spasms in the neck. It is helpful to apply heat and do gentle stretches. Massage and antiinflammatories could also give you some relief. If it is persistant a doctor can prescribe muscle relaxers. Make sure you stay well hydrated and get adequate rest. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is the difference between torticollis and chronic bilateral muscle spasm in the neck & upper shoulders?
Cervical strains: Acute torticollisis is an acute cervical strain pinching a nerve. Chronic upper body muscle strain is from chronic disc problems or degenerative changes. An or frequently poor upper body posture. Acute torticollisis is usually temporary but may need an osteopathic or chiropractic adjustment. Upper body posture problems. Can be fixed with the proper exercises disc or degenerative changes are dif ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Generally they are -: Not. But the reason for the spasms must be diagnosed properly. See your pcp and get evaluated and treated and also to ensure they don't come back. Good luck. ...Read more
See orthopedist: Neck pain commonly is due to muscle spasms, poor posture, arthritis, herniated disks etc. If you are symptomatic in your neck and back then seek an orthopedic surgeon or preferably an orthopedic spine surgeon. They can prescribe medications and therapy that can help your symptoms. ...Read more
Muscle spasms: Muscle spasms are a way the body lets you know that your muscles are either deconditioned or overused. If you have spine issues, muscle spasms can develop from the muscles being fatigued from having to help support a diseased spine. I.E: someone who suppers from degenerative disc disease, facet arthropathy or spondylolithesis, can complain of muscle spasms. Always important to tell your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Osteopathic Exam: For pain from neck/shoulder 'spasm,' most available treatments are symptomatic.If you've had many tests-lumbar puncture, MRI, etc. which haven't found the 'cause' but have ruled out serious disease, a good history & osteopathic hands-on exam can often find the cause: usually rib or spine malfunction. Manipulation can often fix it.Rarely, neuropathic pain is cause.Neuroprolotherapy may help. ...Read more
I am a 46 woman with chronic muscle spasms..(in my back and neck)i have straightening of laodoses.My main concern is chronic numbness in my shoulder ?
I am 41. Have swayback severe muscle spasms.Since 2000..And neck gets stuck dr said today i need injections will my back ever get better or worse?
Yes: As long as u age, ur back will always b changing, so it is a good bet that it will get worse or better, with or without treatment. ...Read more
I have muscle spasm in my trap, and I've had recurrent stingers that go away in about 5 minutes. What's going on in my neck/trap
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