Trapezitis

A spasm of trapezius muscle is known as trapezitis. The trapezius muscle spreads from the nape of the neck along with the shoulder blades. This muscle spasm leads to restricted head and shoulder movements. Trapezitis is common in people with poor posture while working on the computer for extended periods and in people involved in regular swimming, gymnastics, etc. It resolves within five days on its own.

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What could cause neck pain at the back spreading up to shoulders?

Query: Hello doctor, My neck has been hurting for over a week. I do not know how I hurt it. It started on the left back of my neck. Then a couple of days ago, the right side additionally started hurting, and now it hurts when I yawn as well. I have tried Tylenol, muscle relieving cream, heating pad, suppo...  Read Full »


Radhika Kariya

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pain in the upper back to the right and left side typically originates from the trapezius muscle. This pain does not require forceful activities or jerky movement. It can occur after simple tasks too. Muscles around the shoulder and upper back muscles can be swolle...  Read Full »

Why are lymph nodes swollen and painful after atlas adjustment?

Query: Hello doctor, Three days ago, I had my atlas adjusted and now for two days, the lymph nodes (cervical lymph nodes) in my neck have been extremely painful and swollen for the last two days. I have no fever or other symptoms. Should I be concerned? I had my atlas which was supposedly two degrees off ...  Read Full »


Jay Indravadan Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. What I see there might be some changes in the muscles which may have led to compression over the lymph nodes? Few basic things to ask before I proceed. Are you having pain in the neck? Is the pain sharp shooting or dull aching? Are you feeling any kind of muscle tigh...  Read Full »

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