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What is a general cure for a stiff and painful neck?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management
3 doctors agree

In brief: Exercise/Stretching

Many times muscle spasm and tension can be the cause of neck pain.
It could be caused by the way you sleep, if you recently changed pillows, if your job involves moving your neck around alot. Typically strengthening the neck muscles can be helpful and stretching those right muscles can be helpful as well. Other thing might be to change your pillow or sleeping position to help decrease stress.

In brief: Exercise/Stretching

Many times muscle spasm and tension can be the cause of neck pain.
It could be caused by the way you sleep, if you recently changed pillows, if your job involves moving your neck around alot. Typically strengthening the neck muscles can be helpful and stretching those right muscles can be helpful as well. Other thing might be to change your pillow or sleeping position to help decrease stress.
Dr. Qamar Khan
Dr. Qamar Khan
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: Go see a DO

Gentle stretching is always good but if the problem is chronic i would see an osteopathic physician that specializes in osteopathic manipulation.

In brief: Go see a DO

Gentle stretching is always good but if the problem is chronic i would see an osteopathic physician that specializes in osteopathic manipulation.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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