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What's the best way to get rid of a painful crick in the neck that won't let you move from the shoulder up?
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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Heat and massage
Try lots of heat to loosen up the muscles and then gentle massage and stretching.
Anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen may help if you pre-medicate with this. If this does ot help, you may have to see your pcp for further evaluatiion and assessment.

In brief: Heat and massage
Try lots of heat to loosen up the muscles and then gentle massage and stretching.
Anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen may help if you pre-medicate with this. If this does ot help, you may have to see your pcp for further evaluatiion and assessment.
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Massge therapist
Crick are focal muscle spasms.

In brief: Massge therapist
Crick are focal muscle spasms.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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