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What Is Texters Neck
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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Neck pain due to texting? Got headaches sometimes. Affected neck posture? Is it due to muscle tightness or spasm? When I extend my head it relieves.
Postural exercises: There is no one exercise that is best for the neck. For most people, there are a few that are helpful depending on if the exercises are being done for prevention or treatment of injuries. A physical therapist can teach you how to isolate the deep flexors and extensors. Postural alignment exercises (i.e. Chin tuck maneuver) are part of a functional prevention and treatment regimen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Consider: Suggest stretching before and get up frequently for 15 seconds to stretch during prolonged sitting. Stretch neck, mid and lower back. Maintain good posture with a chair with good arch support or pillow. Have good lighting and make sure your reading glasses prescription is accurate so you aren't bent over like a "c" and strain your neck and back muscles. Consider a chiropractic visit for adjustment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have so many neck issues that I need an honest opinion about but this question box isn't big enough. Help?
No help here. Sorry.: In the lower right corner of the box that contains your name, picture, profile and question, is a little Answer Guidelines link that you can't see. If I click it, I read, "Refrain from any personal diagnosis, prescription or medical advice." There is no substitute for a hands-on assessment by a live doctor in a brick-&-mortar office. Sorry, HealthTap is not the source for the answers you seek. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 62 year old indian woman. Over last 4/5 months my neck and facial skin has started darkening?
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