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I have a painful gland in the back of my neck, stiffness when i turn my head and corresponding shoulder pain. Ideas?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: See below

Neck pain with stiffness usually comes from degenerative changes to the disc or joints.
The pain can commonly refer to the head, shoulders, or even shoulder blade. If there is a "pinched nerve" in the neck this can also lead to shoulder blade pain.

In brief: See below

Neck pain with stiffness usually comes from degenerative changes to the disc or joints.
The pain can commonly refer to the head, shoulders, or even shoulder blade. If there is a "pinched nerve" in the neck this can also lead to shoulder blade pain.
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