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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 this crackling in my neck?

What is this crackling in my neck?

Arthritis: This is called crepitation. As we age many times spondylosis (arthritis) develope. ...Read more

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For about teo to three years my neck has been making a crackling noise. Why do you think that is?

For about teo to three years my neck has been making a crackling noise. Why do you think that is?

No Pain?: If not this is totally normal and not be concerned about. Its normal to hear the facet joints in your neck moving against each other. Especially if you are alone in a quite room. Matter of fact i was just listening to my neck creak before reading this question. :). ...Read more

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What can I do with the crackling sound of neck arthritus?

What can I do with the crackling sound of neck arthritus?

Physical therapy: If the problem is only noise and not pain, neurologic symptoms or nerve damage the most important treatment is regular physical therapy exercise. You may want to ask your doctor for instruction or referral to a therapist to be trained in an exercise program. ...Read more

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My neck started popping/crackling when I turn my head left or right. It does not hurt. Any concerns or suggestions? Thanks

My neck started popping/crackling when I turn my head left or right.  It does not hurt.  Any concerns or suggestions?  Thanks

Not really: Many people have non-symptomatic neck popping and cracking (including myself!). You are probably sensing the normal motion of the cervical facet joints. I do not recommend purposeful cracking of one's neck, which usually requires a significant rotational movement of the neck (i have had patients with acute cervical herniations after those maneuvers). ...Read more

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Fast pain relief for neck injury when crackling many times ?

Fast pain relief for neck injury when crackling many times ?

Is none: Discuss with ur parents ; then c u r pedi along with them ; discuss the problem. U need a diagnosis 2 b treated. ...Read more