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I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

I slept on my neck wrong and it's got really painful. What should I do?

Depends what it is: From. Try gentle stretching exercises. However, you will need to see a physician for a physical exam to see where the pain is coming from. You can also try massage, acupuncture, heat/cold, and ergonomic changes until you see your physician. However, i would recommend seeing a physician as neck pain can be complex and the pain generators can be a number of things. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is texters neck?

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What is texters neck?

Texter neck: Is stiffness & pain in neck due to extended periods of neck flexion (bending forwards) while texting on phone or tablets. It can eventually lead to arthritis. ...Read more

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Had cervical dystopia for 4 years now and know 3 days ago if I look down to text on my phone the right side of my Neck and shoulder start to tingle ?

Had cervical dystopia for 4 years now and know 3 days ago if I look down to text on my phone the right side of my Neck and shoulder start to tingle ?

Not dystopia: A dystopia is an imaginary place where people lead dehumanized & often fearful lives. You mean dystonia. And know you have sensory, not motor, symptoms. Please repost your question & include your neurologist's answer to your question; or, if you haven't asked him/her, why not. Your dystonia & current symptoms may be related, but it's hard to tell based on the minimal information in your post. ...Read more

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Hi. I typically spend long hours on laptop/ mobile and have developed text neck. In addition I am vitamin d deficient. What should I do?

Hi. I typically spend long hours on laptop/ mobile and have developed text neck. In addition I am vitamin d deficient. What should I do?

Neck problems: A couple of thoughts. First - take breaks from the laptop & stretch & walk about. Second- get an ergonomic consultation so that placement of you and your equipment is optimized. Depending on your actual vitamin D level - your provider can prescribe supplements that are significantly larger than amounts in regular multiple vitamins. ...Read more

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How to relieve neck pains?

How to relieve neck pains?

Depends on reason: For the pain. If it is musculoskeletal origin, then rest, ibuprofen, massage. If it persists for more than a week time to see the doctor. Also, if you develop numbness or tingling or weakness in arms or legs, it means your nerves are affected, so you need to see the doctor. ...Read more

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How can I loose neck's fat?

How can I loose neck's fat?

Difficult to spot re: If skin tone is good, liposuction might help. If the skin is lax, a neck lift or face lift might beneded. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my neck?

How can I strengthen my neck?

Resistance excercise: Just like any other muscle in your body resistance excercises will strengthen your neck muscles. You can do isometric excercises just holding your hand against your head and pushing or there are weight machines in gyms that will allow you to work against weigths while moving your neck. ...Read more