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What is between the shoulder blades and base of the neck (nerves, muscles etc..) that produces pain esp.. When one has whiplash..

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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Nerves, muscles

Trapezius muscle, paraspinals, greater occipital nerves.
Heat, gentle massage, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications e.g. Ibuprofen around the clock for 3-4 days usually help. Did you get this worked up after the injury? You do not want to miss a spinal injury.

In brief: Nerves, muscles

Trapezius muscle, paraspinals, greater occipital nerves.
Heat, gentle massage, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications e.g. Ibuprofen around the clock for 3-4 days usually help. Did you get this worked up after the injury? You do not want to miss a spinal injury.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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Dr. George Jacobs
Neurosurgery

In brief: Pain radiates

Pain between the shoulder blades often radiates from the cervical spine because the nerve supplying the pain stimulus can not tell the difference where the pain is coming from. This means that an injury of the spine can result in pain between the shoulder blades even though there is no specific injury in that location.

In brief: Pain radiates

Pain between the shoulder blades often radiates from the cervical spine because the nerve supplying the pain stimulus can not tell the difference where the pain is coming from. This means that an injury of the spine can result in pain between the shoulder blades even though there is no specific injury in that location.
Dr. George Jacobs
Dr. George Jacobs
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