Q. I am in extreme pain and not able to turn my neck to left. Please advice.

Answered by
Hemang Sudhakarbhai Jani
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Sep 09, 2018

Hello doctor,

Just a few minutes before I was trying to reach my forehead with my left arm and just after that, I think my nerve got stretched in the neck. I am in extreme pain and I am not able to turn my neck to left. When my neck is on right it feels little fine. I cannot do anything with this pain. Please help me.



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I have understood your concern about pain in the neck region. Do not panic, this is called acute muscles spasm of neck muscles. You need to apply ice over neck muscles where you feel pain. See to that does not apply hot water over that area, otherwise, the pain will increase. You can take physiotherapy treatment in the form of tens and ultrasound therapy which will give you an immediate relief.

For more information consult a physiotherapist online -->

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