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The back of my neck hurts when I look up. When I don't move it I have dull pain on the part where my left shoulder meets with the bottom of my neck.?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Neck strain/sprain

Often no specific injury, but many people suffer neck/shoulder pain unknowingly caused by long-term desk work (looking at the computer all day) and poor sleep position at night etc.
.. I would suggest doing some really good range-of-motion/stretching exercises; use of some motrin/aleve, gentle-warm heat massage may help. If not better, consult doc for a more complete evaluation. Good luck.

In brief: Neck strain/sprain

Often no specific injury, but many people suffer neck/shoulder pain unknowingly caused by long-term desk work (looking at the computer all day) and poor sleep position at night etc.
.. I would suggest doing some really good range-of-motion/stretching exercises; use of some motrin/aleve, gentle-warm heat massage may help. If not better, consult doc for a more complete evaluation. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Neck pain

Neck pain can be caused by various conditions, commonly due to muscle strain/spasm. Pain that is worsened by neck extension "looking up" can also be caused by a pinched nerve due to a disc bulge.
Discuss with your md as a start for an evaluation.

In brief: Neck pain

Neck pain can be caused by various conditions, commonly due to muscle strain/spasm. Pain that is worsened by neck extension "looking up" can also be caused by a pinched nerve due to a disc bulge.
Discuss with your md as a start for an evaluation.
Dr. Haleh Niknia-Agdassi
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