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Neck Pain

Neck pain can result from many things such as poor posture, osteoarthritis, muscle strains, worn joints, nerve compression, injuries, and other health conditions. To prevent neck pain, maintain good posture, avoid carrying heavy bags on your shoulders, and sleep in a good position.

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I am a 33-year-old active female who has developed pain and stiffness in the neck after a bike ride. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 33-year-old active female. A few days ago I went for a bike ride on a cold morning and I felt pain and stiffness in my neck. It got better in four days so I went for a freestyle swim. It did not hurt after the swim but by the next day, I was motionless. I did my best to stretch...  Read Full »

James F. Geiselman

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Based on your description, it is unlikely that this is a simple sprain or strain. Since you are still experiencing issues since ten weeks after your initial injury, it is unlikely that your pain will go away on its own. I would suggest...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing pain and discomfort radiating from my right shoulder and ear to the right side of my neck. What could be causing this?

Query: Hi doctor,The side of my neck has been bothering me. On the right side feels like a big vein or muscle sore. It is hurting on the right side by attendance, and sometimes pain goes to my shoulder and ear, so I am not sure what it is.Thank you.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I read your concern. Your neck pain is due to faulty posture while sleeping. The facet joint in the spine got locked in a faulty position, not giving enough room for the neck to move to its full range. Giving rise to spasms around the neck muscles. If you were your trea...  Read Full »

I have been experiencing severe shooting pains on the right side of my neck, and I have noticed that my neck appears somewhat crooked. What can be the cause?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing severe shooting pains on the right side of my neck, and I have noticed that my neck appears somewhat crooked. The neck pain started yesterday, and it has worsened today, particularly after sleeping. While I suspect it may be related to my sleeping position, I ...  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I have reviewed your symptoms, and it is possible that this pain could be related to your posture. Here are some recommendations to help alleviate the pain: Avoid using a pillow for a few days to see if it improves your symptoms. Start...  Read Full »

Please suggest some ayurveda remedy for blurred vision.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I am suffering from blurred vision. I could not focus properly. Also, I have dizziness and stiffness in the neck, which sometimes continues for the whole day. An MRI brain was done and it was normal. The blood tests including thyroid profile, LFT, KFT, vitamin D a...  Read Full »

Dr. Arul Amuthan L

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Since, you have not mentioned your occupation or nature of work, diagnosis and drugs whichever you taken already, I am not able to get any clue about your condition. There are many possibilities for your conditions. Eyesight problem. It leads to eye pain, headach...  Read Full »

How to manage an excruciating neck pain that radiates to the shoulder?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been having excruciating neck pain that goes into my shoulder or shoulder blade down my arm for four days. I can barely move and have not stopped crying because of the problem, so I went to the emergency room last night, and they gave me a steroid shot and a Percocet tablet, but i...  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I read your concern. In my opinion, you should get your neck appropriately evaluated. A good investigation like an MRI neck will help to point out the cause of pain. As possible, a disc lesion will give such pain in most of the cases, and other structures like facet...  Read Full »

How to get rid of pain in the right arm, shoulder, and neck?

Query: Hi doctor,I am a 49-year-old male, and I have had pain in the right arm joint up to the shoulder and neck for the last few days. It increased from yesterday evening, and I have difficulty moving. For pain relief, I inconsistently took Combiflam.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to In my opinion, it could be due to some nerve irritation following neck spasms due to facet joint irritation. Nothing to worry about. As of now, I would advise you to Keep icing frequently. Over the neck once every 2 hours for 15 mins. Gentle massage over the neck ...  Read Full »

What is cervical lordosis?

Query: Hello doctor,I have neck, shoulder, and arm pain. It swells in my triceps and my biceps hurts like it is torn. I can make simple moves. x-ray confirmed cervical lordosis. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Patil Mahaveer Jingonda

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your complaints and understand your concern. I generally see many cases like this at my clinic. I give them rest, analgesics, anti-inflammatory tablets, and ice packs till the symptoms reduce to some extent. Then I get an x-ray and if necessary an...  Read Full »

Why is there a feeling of dizziness after my neck was adjusted by a chiropractor?

Query: Hello doctor, Is feeling disorganized, dizzy, and fatigue normal after a neck adjustment? Additionally, I have a mild headache in the back of the head, and occasional tingling in the arms and the legs are normal. I have done x-ray hip, and my right side hip is slightly higher than the left side. Got...  Read Full »

Jani Hemang Sudhakarbhai

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have mentioned your pain in the neck area and an x-ray of the hip, which indicates pain in the neck and back in both areas and this may be due to muscular imbalance. Some muscles like the back of the thigh may be tightened and not flexible, which might give a mal...  Read Full »

What is the treatment for neck and upper back pain due to seatbelt injury?

Query: Hello doctor, I recently met with an accident. I have severe pain in my neck and upper back. It is a seatbelt injury. It is keeping me awake at night. What should I do? I did CT and x-ray.  Read Full »

Shakti Mishra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is a whiplash injury, as you have mentioned. You can apply a cervical collar for the stability of your neck. Remove the collar during the night and wear it during the day time. You can go for isometric exercises (hold both palms on the forehead, then try to push y...  Read Full »

Why is there neck pain on turning to side?

Query: Hello doctor, I have pain in my neck whenever I turn it to the left, occurring in the back left-hand side of my neck, and this has been happening for the last six months. I am currently on no medication. I am a female who is 18-years-old and is around five feet five inches tall.  Read Full »

Sreenivasa Rao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your concern. I feel that there could be some facet of irritation that can lead to this restriction and pain on the left side of the neck. Do not worry. I suggest you kindly use a neck pillow or support your neck properly while sleeping. At least make sur...  Read Full »

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