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What Does Neck Strain Feel Like
Ergonomics: Arrange computer station to minimize strain: monitor straight ahead or slightly below line of sight; keyboard at proper height; forearms supported; comfortable, adjustable chair. Take breaks to stretch & exercise neck & shoulder muscles. Use tylenol/nsaid judiciously. Moist heat to neck & shoulders. Neck massage by trained person (some even come to workplace). ...Read more
Should resolve: Neck/shoulder strains should resolve with time and appropriate conservative management. There should not be any long term effects on your body. ...Read more
After getting made fun of by one of the docs, I will re-phrase my q. Are there any ways to safely lift weights to tone underarms without neck strain?
I'm no trainer: but if you lie on your back with you neck supported on the bench, you can take some light free weights and hold them in your hand and push up into the air while keeping in position. That will help you triceps (underarms). Suggest youtube for triceps exercises. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NECK STRAIN: Warm compress will dilate the blood vessels on your neck to relieve the strain. ...Read more
Pain in left temple, burning sensation for over 3 weeks now. Neck strain being investigated but I'm concerned it's something worse?
TMJ: Check your TMJ. Is there clicking? Pain on chewing? Probably a combination of TMJ and neck. Look in mirror. Practice seeing your jaw relax. ...Read more
My neck forward rapidly on scooter,one month ago now neck pain is completely gone.Im wonder How I sustained such incident with just minor neck strain
Neck Pain: Strangely the degree of "whiplash" has little direct relation to degree of pain. Factors such as head turning at time of neck trauma, habitual bad posture, continued bad posture, are factors. MRI may show anatomical changes. Recommend: 4 minute shower to back of neck while slowly turning from side to side. Massage to neck - like a toothpaste squeeze is beneficial. ...Read more
Can neck strain cause vertigo? Slept on my neck wrong, now it is aching and i feel off balance. Been happening pretty often lately.
No: Separate issues see ENT md for vertigo/ off balance see rehab md may get immediate relief by neck position as sleep. Wrap your arm around pillow next to chest so arms are 'down' while sleeping head pillow has to be firm enough, and head must beperpendicular to your shoulder and not touching your shoulder as you sleep. ...Read more
I have neck strain. Dont know whether its a muscle strain or not. To relieve the pain i apply 'volini' but it does not last long. I sleep on 2 pillows?
Motion testing: When your neck hurts, one way to assess the cause is to slowly move your neck in flexion, extension, side to side and then lowering each ear to your shoulder. With significant muscle involvement, you will feel the particualr area of the muscle resist your motion. If you, instead hear a gentle popping, that may signal a joint issue. ...Read more
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