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Neck Exercises

Neck exercises strengthen the neck muscles and prevent cervical spine injuries and neck injuries. Neck muscles support the cervical spine and help in the movement of the head, neck, upper back, and shoulders. Neck exercises are done to relieve neck pain and spasms. It reduces neck pain by increasing blood flow to the neck muscles and reduces spasms by stretching the neck muscles. It prevents further stress on the neck by building strength and endurance. They relieve tension, tightness, stiffness and increases flexibility in the neck.

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I developed a headache after taking Lyrica for cervical stenosis. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am taking Lyrica 25 mg and sometimes 50 mg for cervical stenosis. It seems that it will continue to get worse with nine to five desk work that I have started back. I tried it once and had a bit of headache and felt bad for a day. Is it not good to take during the workweek? How about MSM...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. What is your job profile, and how much physical activity you have in your daily routine? MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) and bone broth are said to benefit in cases of generalized weakness in bones and ligaments. They are multi-vitamins and will not help your neck pain. It ...  Read Full »

I am having problems with straight neck and migraine headaches. Please recommend some exercise.

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently experiencing issues with a stiff neck and migraine headaches. I find myself spending roughly half the day in bed and managing to achieve a restful sleep in the evening. I have been dealing with this condition for about five years, and it was initially diagnosed as cervic...  Read Full »


Dr. Anuj Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understood your concern. Could you please tell me what work you do and how much physical exercise you do in your daily routine? Kindly follow up with the requested information. Thank you.   Read Full »

My arms are burning while typing. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a writer, so I use my computer a lot. Pretty sure I have a repetitive stress injury. My father has Carpal tunnel, so it would not be a surprise at all if I have something similar. The pain is triggered when I type, and more so when I use my trackball. More than anything, my arm bu...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Sorry to see that you have persistent symptoms. It is not clear from your description that you have any hand symptoms with crampy pain on typing with the index thumb and middle fingers most affected as that would fit into a carpal tunnel-like picture. If it is your arms...  Read Full »

I have been having neck pain since I met with an accident. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I involved in a car accident seven years ago. I have been having problems with my neck ever since. I recently consulted an orthopedic specialist and had an MRI done last week. The results are as follow:¬†Multilevel degenerative disc disease with straightening of lordosis. Multilevel bul...  Read Full »


Dr. Ignacio Antanio Magana

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The joints of the neck are the discs and the facets. As one ages they wear out. This can be aggravated by accidents. This process can cause pain in two ways. Joint pain in the neck without neurological weakness or numbness. Neurological problems from pressure on the ne...  Read Full »

How can we manage cervical nerve compression?

Query: Hi doctor, I have neck pain for two days. Now my left shoulder is also paining, and my left arm up to the elbow is slightly paining. If I move my neck to the backside, I am feeling pain.   Read Full »


Dr. Vaishnav G

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your history, ou have issues stemming from your neck, and the pain is radiating to the shoulder and left arm. It is characteristic of cervical nerve compression. It will settle down with medication, rest, postural correction, and mild exercise. If possible, try to ...  Read Full »

I have had neck pain and a tickling sound when I move my neck. What could be the reason?

Query: Hello doctor, I have had neck pain and a tickling sound when I move my neck for the past eight years. What could be the reason? Kindly help.   Read Full »


Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query. I reviewed your query. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Avoid lifting heavy weights. Avoid arching your back; bend your knees to pick up things. Avoid sitting for long hours. Avoid two-wheeler rides. Impr...  Read Full »

I have ear pain after using headphones. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday I used earphones which fit directly into ears for a very long-time. Today I am having extreme unbearable pain in back of head and ears. I have stopped using earphones now. Is there a fast fix for this unbearable back head pain? Can I take Disprin (I never take painkillers)? I us...  Read Full »


Dr. Shyam Kalyan. N

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. My understanding and inference is that the pain is not related to the earphones or sound level. This is because of loud noise which usually produces classical symptoms like giddiness, ringing sound in ear, hearing loss, intolerance to loud sounds and some pain in ear.Your...  Read Full »

I have been diagnosed with benign multinodular goiter. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been recently diagnosed with multinodular goiter and have done FNAC, which turned to be benign. Is there any other way to get rid of the enlargement of the goiter and the nodules? My thyroid is full of them ranging from 0.5 to 0.9 mm. What should I do? I feel lost, and I have a con...  Read Full »


Dr. Swaraj Waddankeri

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Can I see the FNAC (fine needle aspiration), and ultrasound of the thyroid reports? Do you have a family history of thyroid illness?   Read Full »

What is the short-term management for cervical disc bulge?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past five months, I have been getting increasingly worse neurologically. A month ago, I finally received an MRI with frightening results. At C4-C5, a central posterior disc herniation indenting the ventral thecal sac and elevates the posterior longitudinal ligament. There is a zo...  Read Full »


Dr. Aida Abaz Quka

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. I passed carefully through your MRI report (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity) and your question, and I suggest that your situation is not an emergency. So, I think it can wait a couple of months until consulting with a spinal surgeon and discussi...  Read Full »

What is the therapeutic management for multilevel cervical spondylosis?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an impression in the MRI, which suggests multilevel cervical spondylotic changes. There is a 2 mm disk protrusion on the left C6-C7, along with 1.5 mm bulging in the central and right paracentral disk at the C4-C5 level. Can you help me with what I have to do?  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. To be more precise, I need to know about your symptoms, such as the location of pain in the neck and arms, nature of pain, any weakness in the arms and hands, stiffness, duration of symptoms, and response to treatment taken so far. However, with the report you have sen...  Read Full »

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