An involuntary contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Spasms may involve SKELETAL MUSCLE or SMOOTH MUSCLE.
An epileptic syndrome characterized by the triad of infantile spasms, hypsarrhythmia, and arrest of psychomotor development at seizure onset. The majority present between 3-12 months of age, with spasms consisting of combinations of brief flexor or extensor movements of the head, trunk, and limbs. The condition is divided into two forms: cryptogenic (idiopathic) and symptomatic (secondary to a known disease process such as intrauterine infections; nervous system abnormalities; BRAIN DISEASES, METABOLIC, INBORN; prematurity; perinatal asphyxia; TUBEROUS SCLEROSIS; etc.). (From Menkes, Textbook of Child Neurology, 5th ed, pp744-8)
Recurrent clonic contraction of facial muscles, restricted to one side. It may occur as a manifestation of compressive lesions involving the seventh cranial nerve (FACIAL NERVE DISEASES), during recovery from BELL PALSY, or in association with other disorders. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1378)
The part of a human or animal body connecting the HEAD to the rest of the body.
Soft tissue tumors or cancer arising from the mucosal surfaces of the LIP; oral cavity; PHARYNX; LARYNX; and cervical esophagus. Other sites included are the NOSE and PARANASAL SINUSES; SALIVARY GLANDS; THYROID GLAND and PARATHYROID GLANDS; and MELANOMA and non-melanoma skin cancers of the head and neck. (from Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 4th ed, p1651)
Spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries.
A hypermotility disorder of the ESOPHAGUS that is characterized by spastic non-peristaltic responses to SWALLOWING; CHEST PAIN; and DYSPHAGIA.
Discomfort or more intense forms of pain that are localized to the cervical region. This term generally refers to pain in the posterior or lateral regions of the neck.
An ergot alkaloid (ERGOT ALKALOIDS) with uterine and VASCULAR SMOOTH MUSCLE contractile properties.
A clinical syndrome characterized by the development of CHEST PAIN at rest with concomitant transient ST segment elevation in the ELECTROCARDIOGRAM, but with preserved exercise capacity.
General or unspecified injuries to the neck. It includes injuries to the skin, muscles, and other soft tissues of the neck.
Muscles of facial expression or mimetic muscles that include the numerous muscles supplied by the facial nerve that are attached to and move the skin of the face. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Fractures of the short, constricted portion of the thigh bone between the femur head and the trochanters. It excludes intertrochanteric fractures which are HIP FRACTURES.
Excessive winking; tonic or clonic spasm of the orbicularis oculi muscle.
An analogue of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. It is an irreversible inhibitor of 4-AMINOBUTYRATE TRANSAMINASE, the enzyme responsible for the catabolism of GAMMA-AMINOBUTYRIC ACID. (From Martindale The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 31st ed)
A carcinoma derived from stratified SQUAMOUS EPITHELIAL CELLS. It may also occur in sites where glandular or columnar epithelium is normally present. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
Diseases of the facial nerve or nuclei. Pontine disorders may affect the facial nuclei or nerve fascicle. The nerve may be involved intracranially, along its course through the petrous portion of the temporal bone, or along its extracranial course. Clinical manifestations include facial muscle weakness, loss of taste from the anterior tongue, hyperacusis, and decreased lacrimation.
Drugs used for their actions on skeletal muscle. Included are agents that act directly on skeletal muscle, those that alter neuromuscular transmission (NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKING AGENTS), and drugs that act centrally as skeletal muscle relaxants (MUSCLE RELAXANTS, CENTRAL). Drugs used in the treatment of movement disorders are ANTI-DYSKINESIA AGENTS.
A form of muscle hypertonia associated with upper MOTOR NEURON DISEASE. Resistance to passive stretch of a spastic muscle results in minimal initial resistance (a "free interval") followed by an incremental increase in muscle tone. Tone increases in proportion to the velocity of stretch. Spasticity is usually accompanied by HYPERREFLEXIA and variable degrees of MUSCLE WEAKNESS. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p54)
The 7th cranial nerve. The facial nerve has two parts, the larger motor root which may be called the facial nerve proper, and the smaller intermediate or sensory root. Together they provide efferent innervation to the muscles of facial expression and to the lacrimal and SALIVARY GLANDS, and convey afferent information for TASTE from the anterior two-thirds of the TONGUE and for TOUCH from the EXTERNAL EAR.
A condition characterized by persistent spasms (SPASM) involving multiple muscles, primarily in the lower limbs and trunk. The illness tends to occur in the fourth to sixth decade of life, presenting with intermittent spasms that become continuous. Minor sensory stimuli, such as noise and light touch, precipitate severe spasms. Spasms do not occur during sleep and only rarely involve cranial muscles. Respiration may become impaired in advanced cases. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1492; Neurology 1998 Jul;51(1):85-93)
A serotype of botulinum toxins that has specificity for cleavage of SYNAPTOSOMAL-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 25.
The symptom of paroxysmal pain consequent to MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA usually of distinctive character, location and radiation. It is thought to be provoked by a transient stressful situation during which the oxygen requirements of the MYOCARDIUM exceed that supplied by the CORONARY CIRCULATION.
Radiography of the vascular system of the heart muscle after injection of a contrast medium.
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Drugs that stimulate contraction of the myometrium. They are used to induce LABOR, OBSTETRIC at term, to prevent or control postpartum or postabortion hemorrhage, and to assess fetal status in high risk pregnancies. They may also be used alone or with other drugs to induce abortions (ABORTIFACIENTS). Oxytocics used clinically include the neurohypophyseal hormone OXYTOCIN and certain prostaglandins and ergot alkaloids. (From AMA Drug Evaluations, 1994, p1157)
Junction between the cerebellum and the pons.
A neurotransmitter found at neuromuscular junctions, autonomic ganglia, parasympathetic effector junctions, a subset of sympathetic effector junctions, and at many sites in the central nervous system.
Mechanical compression of nerves or nerve roots from internal or external causes. These may result in a conduction block to nerve impulses (due to MYELIN SHEATH dysfunction) or axonal loss. The nerve and nerve sheath injuries may be caused by ISCHEMIA; INFLAMMATION; or a direct mechanical effect.
Surgery performed to relieve pressure from MICROVESSELS that are located around nerves and are causing NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES.
Drugs used to prevent SEIZURES or reduce their severity.
A volatile vasodilator which relieves ANGINA PECTORIS by stimulating GUANYLATE CYCLASE and lowering cytosolic calcium. It is also sometimes used for TOCOLYSIS and explosives.
A syndrome characterized by recurrent episodes of excruciating pain lasting several seconds or longer in the sensory distribution of the TRIGEMINAL NERVE. Pain may be initiated by stimulation of trigger points on the face, lips, or gums or by movement of facial muscles or chewing. Associated conditions include MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS, vascular anomalies, ANEURYSMS, and neoplasms. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p187)
The veins and arteries of the HEART.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Measurement of the pressure or tension of liquids or gases with a manometer.
Delivery of drugs into an artery.
Drugs used to cause dilation of the blood vessels.
An anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates the ADRENAL CORTEX and its production of CORTICOSTEROIDS. ACTH is a 39-amino acid polypeptide of which the N-terminal 24-amino acid segment is identical in all species and contains the adrenocorticotrophic activity. Upon further tissue-specific processing, ACTH can yield ALPHA-MSH and corticotrophin-like intermediate lobe peptide (CLIP).
A symptom, not a disease, of a twisted neck. In most instances, the head is tipped toward one side and the chin rotated toward the other. The involuntary muscle contractions in the neck region of patients with torticollis can be due to congenital defects, trauma, inflammation, tumors, and neurological or other factors.
Hyperextension injury to the neck, often the result of being struck from behind by a fast-moving vehicle, in an automobile accident. (From Segen, The Dictionary of Modern Medicine, 1992)
Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)
Congenital malformation characterized by MICROGNATHIA or RETROGNATHIA; GLOSSOPTOSIS and CLEFT PALATE. The mandibular abnormalities often result in difficulties in sucking and swallowing. The syndrome may be isolated or associated with other syndromes (e.g., ANDERSEN SYNDROME; CAMPOMELIC DYSPLASIA). Developmental mis-expression of SOX9 TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR gene on chromosome 17q and its surrounding region is associated with the syndrome.
The neck muscles consist of the platysma, splenius cervicis, sternocleidomastoid(eus), longus colli, the anterior, medius, and posterior scalenes, digastric(us), stylohyoid(eus), mylohyoid(eus), geniohyoid(eus), sternohyoid(eus), omohyoid(eus), sternothyroid(eus), and thyrohyoid(eus).
Part of the body in humans and primates where the arms connect to the trunk. The shoulder has five joints; ACROMIOCLAVICULAR joint, CORACOCLAVICULAR joint, GLENOHUMERAL joint, scapulathoracic joint, and STERNOCLAVICULAR joint.
The articulation between the head of the HUMERUS and the glenoid cavity of the SCAPULA.
Unilateral or bilateral pain of the shoulder. It is often caused by physical activities such as work or sports participation, but may also be pathologic in origin.
A class of disabling primary headache disorders, characterized by recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches. The two major subtypes are common migraine (without aura) and classic migraine (with aura or neurological symptoms). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
A subtype of migraine disorder, characterized by recurrent attacks of reversible neurological symptoms (aura) that precede or accompany the headache. Aura may include a combination of sensory disturbances, such as blurred VISION; HALLUCINATIONS; VERTIGO; NUMBNESS; and difficulty in concentrating and speaking. Aura is usually followed by features of the COMMON MIGRAINE, such as PHOTOPHOBIA; PHONOPHOBIA; and NAUSEA. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
Recurrent unilateral pulsatile headaches, not preceded or accompanied by an aura, in attacks lasting 4-72 hours. It is characterized by PAIN of moderate to severe intensity; aggravated by physical activity; and associated with NAUSEA and / or PHOTOPHOBIA and PHONOPHOBIA. (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
The symptom of PAIN in the cranial region. It may be an isolated benign occurrence or manifestation of a wide variety of HEADACHE DISORDERS.
Various conditions with the symptom of HEADACHE. Headache disorders are classified into major groups, such as PRIMARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on characteristics of their headache symptoms) and SECONDARY HEADACHE DISORDERS (based on their etiologies). (International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd ed. Cephalalgia 2004: suppl 1)
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On May 10, 2016, Teixeira revealed that he had been battling neck spasms. On May 25, he underwent an MRI on his neck, which was ... "How Mark Teixeira's pesky neck spasms hurt Yankees". NJ News. Retrieved May 25, 2016. Hoch, Bryan. "Teixeira has cortisone shot ... "Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira sidelined by neck spasms". FOX Sports. Retrieved May 10, 2016. Hatch, Ryan. " ... and neck spasms and torn cartilage in 2016. Teixeira retired at the conclusion of the 2016 season and contract with the Yankees ...
... but left the game shortly thereafter with neck spasms. The neck issues recurred, and the club placed Scherzer on the disabled ... Collier, Jamal (August 1, 2017). "Max Scherzer hits first career HR, then leaves with neck spasm". MLB.com. Retrieved August 1 ... He was then removed from his next start on August 18 against the San Diego Padres at Petco Park as the neck issue recurred. ... He was removed from a planned Game 5 start because of pain in his neck, for which he received a cortisone shot. Although he ...
During the red flag, Denny Hamlin would be unable to continue in the race due to neck spasms and would be replaced by Erik ... Pockrass, Bob (April 19, 2015). "Denny Hamlin removes self from Food City 500 after suffering neck spasm". ESPN.com. ESPN ...
Pockrass, Bob (April 19, 2015). "Denny Hamlin removes self from Food City 500 after suffering neck spasm". ESPN.com. ESPN ... Denny Hamlin was replaced early in the race by Erik Jones, due to a muscle spasm. Hamlin was credited with the finish. "2015 ... This change was made to honor longtime NASCAR broadcaster Steve Byrnes who was battling head and neck cancer. "We stand with ... "just pulled something in my neck to upper back about lap 12" and that he had "stretched it out and we've been working on it the ...
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... muscular spasms of neck, jaw, back, extremities, eyes, throat, and tongue; highest risk in young men. Oculogyric crisis is a ... These symptoms include dystonia (continuous spasms and muscle contractions), akathisia (may manifest as motor restlessness), ...
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... who got out of the car last week at Bristol because of neck spasms, qualified second. "I'm 100 percent fore sure," the Joe ...
Over time, the involuntary spasm of the neck muscles will increase in frequency and strength until it reaches a plateau. ... An increase in neurotransmitters causes spasms to occur in the neck, resulting in spasmodic torticollis. Studies of local field ... The flexion of the neck (head tilts forwards) is anterocollis. This is the "chin-to-chest" version and is the most difficult ... Studies have shown that over 75% of patients report neck pain, and 33% to 40% experience tremor of the head. The ...
The most frequent occurrences of these spasms have been reported in the neck, tongue, and jaw. Oculogyric crisis and ... An acute dystonic reaction consists of sustained, painful muscular spasms, producing twisting of the trunk/body and abnormal ...
At the 2015 Food City 500, Erik Jones replaced Hamlin after the latter suffered neck spasms. Jones took the car to a 26th-place ...
He was also called to replace Derrek Lee on May 13, after Lee left the game with neck spasms. Ward also saw time as a pinch ...
The spasms can also affect the facial muscles resulting in an appearance called risus sardonicus. Chest, neck, back, abdominal ... The first sign is trismus, or lockjaw, and the facial spasms called risus sardonicus, followed by stiffness of the neck, ... Tetanus, also known as lockjaw, is an infection characterized by muscle spasms.[1] In the most common type, the spasms begin in ... Back muscle spasms often cause arching, called opisthotonos. Sometimes the spasms affect muscles that help with breathing, ...
At the spring Bristol race, Hamlin was replaced by Erik Jones after 22 laps due to suffering from neck spasms. In May, Hamlin ...
... he spouts gibberish as his neck spasms erratically. Quack-Quack: Whilst still in his egg, his parents were killed by a hunter. ...
... exiting after just one inning of work with what the team announced as a neck spasm. Scherzer said after the game he had "slept ... Castillo, Jorge (August 1, 2017). "Max Scherzer exits early with neck issue and Nats bullpen can't hold six-run lead". The ... as his neck strain recurred. Reliever Matt Grace was called upon to make his first major league start in Scherzer's place, and ...
... neck muscle spasm, confusion, irregular pulse or blood pressure, fast heart rate (tachycardia), sweating, abnormal heart ...
... in the neck. They may have trouble moving the neck and often have acute muscle spasm. Their pain and limited range of motion ... Torticollis, also known as wry neck, is a dystonic condition defined by an abnormal, asymmetrical head or neck position, which ... Adding neck supports to the car seat to attain optimal neck alignment ... thereby strengthening their bilateral neck and spine extensor muscles, and stretching their neck flexor muscles.[21] Active ...
Diaphragmatic spasm is easily checked by pinching the phrenic nerve in the neck between the fingertips. Kittens with this type ... The nerve runs down the outside of the neck where the neck joins to the shoulder, within a bundle of muscles and tendons at ... Spasm in the diaphragm leads to the muscle 'locking up' so that all breathing effort falls to the intercostal muscles. The ... Until 2010 FCKS was believed to be caused by a spasm in the intercostal muscles, but re-examination of old post-mortem data (i. ...
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... but his option was voided and he was placed on the 10-Day DL with neck spasms. He was slashing .224/.314/.365 with 5 home runs ...
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Ten to twenty minutes after exposure, the body's muscles begin to spasm, starting with the head and neck in the form of trismus ... The spasms then spread to every muscle in the body, with nearly continuous convulsions, and get worse at the slightest stimulus ... There was no opisthotonos, only a slight stiffness at the back of the neck. Half an hour later, as I could judge, I took the ... She is tied spread-eagle on a waterbed by ropes as she suffers escalating muscle spasms. The undulations of the fluid mattress ...
... musculoskeletal pain neck pain muscle spasms extremity pain muscle fatigue anaphylaxis malignancy The most common adverse ...
The disorder causes muscle weakness, atrophy, and muscle spasms throughout the body due to the degeneration of the upper motor ... neck pain, back pain, shoulder pain, and pressure ulcers.[12] ... a herniated disk in the neck, syringomyelia, or cervical ...
It is divided into three sections, a fundus, body and neck. The neck tapers and connects to the biliary tract via the cystic ... Illustrated Anatomy of the Head and Neck, Fehrenbach and Herring, Elsevier, 2012, p. 157 ... Diffuse esophageal spasm. *Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). *Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). *Esophageal stricture ...
A neck spasm is an involuntary contraction of the muscles in the neck region. The possible causes of neck spasms include:[ ... Neck Spasms". McKesson Provider Technologies. Archived from the original on 2008-02-07. Retrieved 2008-04-29. ... Anxiety Muscle strain Tension Tetanus Spasmodic torticollis Stress Viral infection Whiplash injury or other causes of spasm ...
Nuchal rigidity is the inability to flex the neck forward due to rigidity of the neck muscles; if flexion of the neck is ... Patients may also show opisthotonus-spasm of the whole body that leads to legs and head being bent back and body bowed forward. ... The most commonly used sign (Brudzinski's neck sign) is positive when the forced flexion of the neck elicits a reflex flexion ... neck stiffness), photophobia (intolerance of bright light) and headache. It therefore requires differentiating from other CNS ...
Cui, Xuejun; Trinh, Kien; Wang, Yong-Jun; Cui, Xuejun (2010). "Chinese herbal medicine for chronic neck pain due to cervical ... There is evidence suggesting that cannabis can be used to treat chronic pain and muscle spasms, with some trials indicating ...
Spasms usually last for minutes and can recur over hours. Attacks of spasms are unpredictable and are often caused by fast ... Paraneoplastic SPS tends to affect the neck and arms more than other variations.[16] It progresses very quickly, is more ... SPS patients suffer superimposed spasms and extreme sensitivity to touch and sound.[2] These spasms primarily occur in the ... Stiffness and spasms are usually limited to the legs and hyperlordoisis generally does not occur.[19] The stiffness begins in ...
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November 2013). "Clinical practice guideline: Bell's Palsy executive summary". Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 149 (5): ... Major possible complications of the condition are chronic loss of taste (ageusia), chronic facial spasm, facial pain and ... Around 9% of people have some sort of ongoing problems after Bell's palsy, typically the synkinesis already discussed, or spasm ... moderate or severe headache/neck pain, memory problems, balance problems, ipsilateral limb paresthesias, ipsilateral limb ...
"It sends rhythmic bursts of electricity to the brain by way of the vagus nerve, which passes through the neck. The Food and ... A single or a series of breathing diaphragm spasms, of variable spacing and duration ...
Common symptoms include shortness of breath, swelling of the face and neck, dilation of veins in the neck and chest, and chest ... Infection or cancer may irritate the trigone of the urinary bladder, causing spasm of the detrusor urinae muscle (the muscle ... and spreading to the neck and shoulders, sometimes involving neck stiffness. It is exacerbated by movement, and sitting or ... tingling and often electric-like discharge going from the neck to the spine and extremities, triggered by neck flexion"), ...
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Diffuse esophageal spasm is a spasm of the esophagus that can be one cause of chest pain. Such referred pain to the wall of the ... The first attempt at surgery on the esophagus focused in the neck, and was conducted in dogs by Theodore Billroth in 1871. In ...
If the pain and/or spasms have not resolved by this time, a second medical evaluation is generally advised, and differential ... with a black line coming from it that looks like a violin with the neck of the violin pointing to the rear of the spider, ...
Neck. pharynx. Pharyngitis Strep throat. Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR). Retropharyngeal abscess. larynx. Croup. Laryngomalacia ... The chemical mediators that provoke the muscle spasm appear to arise from mast cells.[3] ...
At the deep end, the cervix (neck of the uterus) bulges into the vagina. The vagina allows for sexual intercourse and birth. It ... They are often associated with other involuntary actions, including muscular spasms in multiple areas of the body, a general ...
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Such spasms can occur at various locations in the human body; in this case medical terminology calls it "vasospastic syndrome ... occasional white and red patches on the face or neck, and migraine-like pain or a feeling of pressure behind the upper eyelid. ... Pain and muscle spasms are common. People with Flammer syndrome are usually very precise, highly motivated and successful in ... Muscle spasms and tension are common among individuals with Flammer syndrome. Tinnitus and sometimes even acute hearing loss ...
Breathing can be affected in some, as can hearing, vision, and neck and shoulder muscles. Scoliosis is common, causing hunching ... Overuse of an affected hand or limb can activate symptoms including numbness, spasm, and painful cramping. ...
... spasms of the head and neck,[16] eyelid,[17] vagina,[18] limbs, jaw, and vocal cords.[19] Similarly, botulinum toxin is used to ... The toxin is injected into the head and neck to treat these chronic headaches. Approval followed evidence presented to the ... Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. 123 (6): 669-76. doi:10.1067/mhn.2000.110960. PMID 11112955.. ... and hemifacial spasm in patients over 12 years old.[66] ... A and B are used in medicine to treat various muscle spasms. ...
There is evidence suggesting that cannabis can be used to treat chronic pain and muscle spasms, with some trials indicating ... "Chinese herbal medicine for chronic neck pain due to cervical degenerative disc disease". The Cochrane Database of Systematic ...
Sometimes, people also have pain in the left arm, the lower jaw, the neck, the right arm, the back, or in parts of the abdomen ... The animation shows how plaque buildup or a coronary artery spasm can lead to a heart attack and how blocked blood flow in a ...
Smooth muscle spasmEdit. One type of antispasmodics is used for smooth muscle relaxation, especially in tubular organs of the ... Applicable conditions include acute back or neck pain, or pain after an injury. ... Skeletal muscle spasmEdit. Pharmacotherapy may be used for acute musculoskeletal conditions when physical therapy is ... Spasm may also be seen in movement disorders featuring spasticity in neurologic conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple ...
It is mostly used in patients who have limited opening of the mandible or in those that have trismus; spasm of the muscles of ... ENT operations, head and neck surgery (infiltration anesthesia, field blocks, or peripheral nerve blocks, plexus anesthesia) ...
Also, the glycopeptide bleomycin is used for the treatment of several cancers including Hodgkin's lymphoma, head and neck ... to prevent muscle spasm. ...
An excess of phosphate (high phosphate-to-calcium ratio) can also trigger the spasms.[1][2] ... Cow grazing on rapidly grown pasture with tetany of the neck suggesting grass tetany[6] ... Tetany is characterized by contraction of distal muscles of the hands (carpal spasm with extension of interphalangeal joints ... and adduction and flexion of the metacarpophalangeal joints) and feet (pedal spasm) and is associated with tingling around the ...
... , also called lockjaw, is reduced opening of the jaws (limited jaw range of motion). It may be caused by spasm of the ... If these infections are unchecked, can spread to various facial spaces of the head and neck and lead to serious complications ... Trismus is defined as difficulty in opening the mouth due to a muscle spasm resulting from a disturbance in the trigeminal ... Treatment: Elimination of etiologic agent along with antibiotic coverage Trismus or lock jaw due to masseter muscle spasm, can ...
A neck spasm is an involuntary contraction of the muscles in the neck region. The possible causes of neck spasms include:[ ... Neck Spasms". McKesson Provider Technologies. Archived from the original on 2008-02-07. Retrieved 2008-04-29. ... Anxiety Muscle strain Tension Tetanus Spasmodic torticollis Stress Viral infection Whiplash injury or other causes of spasm ...
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neck spasm causing spinning head and headaches I have a chronic neck spasm that aggravates every time I work on my computer - ... What worries me is the fact that the spasm is now chronic, and also that inflammation at the base of my skull causes a kind of ... However, Ive been for X-rays which only showed up a spasm, and get physio and take Brexecam, but these only help temporarily. ...
Migraine and Neck Muscle Spasm. I get Migraines every month with my period. This time Im not on my period and its not due for ... I have degeneration in two discs in my neck. Is there anything I can do to get rid of these migraines? I usually take 3 to 4 ... I have degeneration in two discs in my neck. Is there anything I can do to get rid of these migraines? I usually take 3 to 4 ... migraine is always on my right side and always accompanied by a severe muscle spasm in the right side of the back of my neck. I ...
A neck spasm is a common complaint that has a range of potential causes and treatments. Included is detail on stretches and ... A neck spasm occurs when the muscles in a persons neck contract involuntarily. Neck spasms can be very painful and may cause ... A good way to treat neck spasms is with stretching exercises. The following may help:. Basic neck stretches. To do a basic neck ... What causes neck spasms?. Neck spasms may be caused by strain due to exercise. ...
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  • A neck spasm is an involuntary contraction of the muscles in the neck region. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the migraine goes away my neck and upper shoulder muscles are very sore. (medhelp.org)
  • A neck spasm occurs when the muscles in a person's neck contract involuntarily. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Dizziness or tingling in the base back of the neck may occur if neck muscles pull on the scalp when they spasm. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Using a collar for longer can make your neck muscles weaker. (medlineplus.gov)
  • They also strengthen muscles in your stomach, neck, and back. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Strengthening the muscles in your upper back can ease the stress on your neck. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Spasms can affect many different types of muscles in the body, leading to many different symptoms. (medicinenet.com)
  • Spasms of skeletal muscles are most common and are often due to overuse and muscle fatigue , dehydration , and electrolyte abnormalities. (medicinenet.com)
  • Smooth muscles that are within the walls of hollow organs (like the colon) can go into spasm, causing significant pain . (medicinenet.com)
  • All the muscles on my back are in spasm, and I feel more in pain after periods of sitting in one position without moving or when I wake up in the morning. (everydayhealth.com)
  • If I am swallowing a piece of food or yawn at some awkward angle, the muscles in the back of my mouth/top front of neck seem to spasm or cramp up. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • There are several causes of muscle spasm that affect the jaw muscles in much the same way as you may get leg cramps. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Dill pickle juice has stopped severe muscle spasms that begin in my legs and spread quickly to all muscles in both legs. (medicinenet.com)
  • Muscles, muscle tendons, and ligaments in the neck and shoulders are crucial to the stability of the neck. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Due to the unique structure and flexibility of the neck, many conditions or injuries can cause neck muscles to spasm. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Your neck will be physically examined, during which the doctor will assess the range of motion that you have in the neck and the strength of your neck muscles. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Heat will relax your muscles, relieving spasm, and promote blood supply to the damaged tissues, stimulating healing. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Having the neck muscles present within or adjacent to the high-dose radiation fields is unavoidable for NPC patients. (biomedcentral.com)
  • High-dose-radiation induced neck muscle spasm, which has received little attention until recently, is a sudden and involuntary 'Charlie-horse-like' contraction of the neck muscles with or without pain. (biomedcentral.com)
  • How to get rid of knots in scalp and neck muscles? (healthtap.com)
  • Can strained or tight neck muscles make the muscles throughout your head hurt? (healthtap.com)
  • The muscles in your neck feel tight, hard and painful, and tender spots in your neck - often called trigger points - can prompt pain in areas around your neck. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • Gently stretch the muscles in spasm, repeating these stretches as needed as the muscles calm down," he adds. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • Placing pressure on the neck muscles - either with your own or someone else's hands - can help knead tightness away. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • You can avoid the most common triggers of neck spasms by practicing good posture while you walk and sit at a computer, taking frequent breaks, and stretching your neck muscles several times a day," he advises. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • I do have a reverse curve in my neck (making my head further forward sort of) and a chiro told me that my hump was my neck trying to hold my head up (like the muscles were strained like a crane holds up a big load). (ourhealth.com)
  • hello, i think i also have the same problem with my neck, i have the hump right underneath my shoulders and it feels like its my spine, not muscles. (ourhealth.com)
  • Muscle spasms or cramps are fairly common and most frequently occur in the leg muscles . (healthline.com)
  • The first and easiest way to stretch a back spasm is to walk around, which can loosen your back muscles and relieve a spasm. (healthline.com)
  • Strains and sprains to the muscles or ligaments in the neck may occur after a physical activity. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The initial treatment for a neck strain or sprain is the same as for other muscles. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Your neck muscles can seize up into a tight muscle contraction called a spasm. (mandefirm.com)
  • Whiplash is a term used to describe neck pain following an injury to the soft tissues of the neck, such as muscles, ligaments and tendons. (mandefirm.com)
  • What is your neck muscles spasm telling you? (drthomasforest.com)
  • The neck muscles perform several very important functions and when in spasm may be signaling you to address an underlying condition. (drthomasforest.com)
  • There are several layers of neck muscles that extend from just below the surface of the skin to deeply surrounding the spinal bones, and an uncontrolled contraction of these muscles (neck muscle spasm) can cause extreme pain, limited range of motion, and other related symptoms or secondary conditions. (drthomasforest.com)
  • The weight of the head is supported on the top bones of the neck (the upper cervical vertebrae, a.k.a. "atlas" and "axis") which require the contractility of the neck muscles to maintain proper balance. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Structure determines function and abnormal structural alignment in this critical portion of the spine can negatively impact the function of the neck muscles, causing them to go into spasm. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Spasm occurs when the weight distribution of the head is unequal on the neck, resulting in an increased muscular tone of the neck muscles on one side when compared to the other. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Through the action of the neck muscles, the joints and bones of the neck move in relationship to each other with a very wide range of motion. (drthomasforest.com)
  • A lesser known function of the neck muscles is to provide real-time feedback to the brain regarding the position of the head and neck in relation to the rest of the body. (drthomasforest.com)
  • This information from the neck muscles is cross-referenced with the spinal joints that they provide support and movement to. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Considering the three main functions of the neck muscles have a cause-effect relationship with the upper cervical spine, it stands to reason that an evaluation of the structural integrity of this area is essential for achieving full resolution of neck muscle spasm. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Using an ice pack for 20 minutes a time, every 3 to 4 hours may help relax the neck muscles. (naturalhealthonline.com)
  • Posterior view of the muscles of the neck. (learnmuscles.com)
  • all muscles that cross the neck anteriorly can flex the neck. (learnmuscles.com)
  • Signs of neck pain in dogs include: walking slowly, holding their head low, spasms of the neck muscles, and crying spontaneously. (sevneurology.com)
  • 25mg Seroquel at bedtime for painful/tense in neck/shoulders muscles and spasms, would this help? (drugs.com)
  • I had severe muscles spasms in my neck, to the point to that it was debilitating. (liachiro.com)
  • A back spasm can occur after any type of strain or injury to the soft tissues (muscles, tendons or ligaments) in the spine. (spine-health.com)
  • The most common neck problems are related to the discs located between the bones and muscles of the neck. (thepainreliefcentertx.com)
  • And, does anyone ever feel weird in their neck and throat muscles? (prohealth.com)
  • Then sometimes, it feels like my muscles inside my neck are stiff and crampy. (prohealth.com)
  • It is injected into the affected muscles (intramuscularly) when treating eye disorders, muscle stiffness/spasms, and wrinkles . (webmd.com)
  • When used to prevent migraines , it is injected into the muscles of the head and neck. (webmd.com)
  • Neck spasm occurs when the muscles in the neck contract involuntarily and sudden tightening of the muscles can cause severe pain. (drmaggiejuacupuncture.com)
  • One of the first muscles to cause headache and neck pain is trapezius. (drmaggiejuacupuncture.com)
  • This is a broad triangular muscle at neck and upper back, one of the largest superficial muscles at the back. (drmaggiejuacupuncture.com)
  • The muscles then contract uncontrollably (spasms) and do not relax. (healthhype.com)
  • Tetanus is commonly referred to as lockjaw because it typically affects the muscles of the jaw and neck. (healthhype.com)
  • Muscle stiffness , particularly of the jaw and neck, and also of the abdominal muscles. (healthhype.com)
  • Aching or sore neck and shoulder muscles may occur in response to overexertion, prolonged physical stress (usually from poor neck positioning during everyday activities), or emotional tension. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • This is a sudden, powerful contraction of neck muscles. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Neck-related headache, called cervicogenic headache or cervical headache, is most often felt in the back of the head and upper neck, where muscles extending along the skull are contiguous with neck muscles that may become tense or go into spasm. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • It is aggravated by neck movement and often accompanied by stiffness and tenderness of neck muscles. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The sternomastoid muscles, acting together, flex the head and neck forward against resistance. (dartmouth.edu)
  • The cause is likely from the fetus's position in the uterus resulting in injury to the neck muscles. (ahealthyme.com)
  • Tense, spasming muscles are often the underlying cause of back and neck pain. (spine-health.com)
  • This assessment must include a thorough examination of the head and neck muscles to determine the presence of abnormal tension, and of the external carotid vasculature to determine whether there is an arterial element to the pain. (news24.com)
  • If he has IVDD, his neck or back muscles will be very tense and he will start hunching these muscles. (wikihow.com)
  • These tense muscles may start having spasms. (wikihow.com)
  • [10] X Research source The spasms will look like small, fast movements in the muscles. (wikihow.com)
  • Sometimes the muscles in the neck can start to contract involuntarily. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Neck dystonia is believed to be caused by incorrect messages from the brain to the muscles. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • If you would like more detailed information on the role of muscles in neck dystonia click here . (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Exercises to strengthen your neck, trunk and abdominal muscles and to increase spine flexibility can help. (ohsu.edu)
  • He developed involuntary muscles spasms in his vocal cords, which impaired speech. (prlog.org)
  • Even the person with a short neck and well-developed neck muscles and ligaments is not free of potential injury. (chiro.org)
  • Spasmodic Torticollis (spasm of neck muscles, esp. (fpnotebook.com)
  • Over time, this increased level of muscular activity creates a series of secondary conditions (a.k.a. symptoms) such as neck pain, tension headaches, shoulder pain, stiffness, and more. (drthomasforest.com)
  • And when the actual spasm went away, I had loss of range of motion, tenderness, continued pain that would be intermittent…stiffness in my shoulders, and in my shoulder blades, and that stiffness would just radiate on down the rest of my lower back, and into my legs. (liachiro.com)
  • Muscle spasms in your back can range from a minor discomfort and stiffness to a sharp, severe pain and muscle tightening that prevents normal back movements. (spine-health.com)
  • There are different types of botulinum toxin products (toxin A and B) with different uses ( eye problems , muscle stiffness/spasms, migraines , cosmetic, overactive bladder ). (webmd.com)
  • Botulinum toxin is used to treat certain eye disorders such as crossed eyes ( strabismus ) and uncontrolled blinking ( blepharospasm ), to treat muscle stiffness/spasms or movement disorders (such as cervical dystonia , torticollis ), and to reduce the cosmetic appearance of wrinkles . (webmd.com)
  • Children being treated for muscle stiffness/spasms have the greatest risk of these effects, as well as anyone that has certain medical conditions (see Precautions section). (webmd.com)
  • 1. Fever, headache, and neck stiffness. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Painful muscle spasms or stiffness in the neck. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • General wear and tear from everyday activities and normal aging can cause changes in the disks of the neck that lead to pain and stiffness. (healthcentral.com)
  • The possible causes of neck spasms include:[citation needed] Anxiety Muscle strain Tension Tetanus Spasmodic torticollis Stress Viral infection Whiplash injury or other causes of spasm Pierre Rouzier (2005-04-29). (wikipedia.org)
  • Your pain in the neck and shoulder on one side, and the history of whiplash many years back, points to a headache caused by injury to the cervical spine or its neighboring structures. (medhelp.org)
  • Common causes of neck strain are heavy weightlifting and whiplash. (mandefirm.com)
  • On occasion, neck pain results from acceleration/deceleration injuries, commonly known as whiplash. (healthcentral.com)
  • Neck spasms can be very painful and may cause headaches or dizziness. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The spasm occurs abruptly, is painful, and is usually short-lived. (medicinenet.com)
  • If muscle spasms are especially painful, if they do not resolve or if they recur, medical care should be accessed to look for other possible underlying causes. (medicinenet.com)
  • Anyone else get painful cramps/muscle spasms in front of neck/throat? (abovetopsecret.com)
  • A painful back muscle spasm can make it difficult to perform daily activities or even move. (spine-health.com)
  • Episodes of painful body spasms that lasts for a few minutes at a time. (healthhype.com)
  • When you wake up with a painful stiff neck, that's likely a muscle spasm - what is sometimes called a "crick" in your neck. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • There is 1 condition associated with muscle cramps or spasms (painful) (neck (back)), muscle cramps or spasms (painful) (back), pain or discomfort and short, wide neck. (webmd.com)
  • Each spasm could be quite painful for your dachshund. (wikihow.com)
  • Muscle spasms can be horribly irritating to deal with and even painful at times. (thriftyfun.com)
  • Neck dystonia (the medical name is cervical dystonia , or sometimes spasmodic torticollis ) is uncontrollable and often painful muscle contractions in the neck which cause awkward postures and discomfort. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • This poor young man is either choking or experiencing some kind of painful neck spasm, and all you people can do is ogle his niblets! (herald.com)
  • How do you relieve neck spasms? (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Yoga may help to ease neck pain and relieve stress. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Ask your health care provider about using a soft neck collar to relieve discomfort. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Acupuncture also may help relieve neck pain. (medlineplus.gov)
  • To help relieve neck pain, you may have to reduce your activities. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Treatment may include medications to help restore the neurotransmitter levels to normal and Botox injections to paralyze the affected muscle and relieve the spasm. (medicinenet.com)
  • Specific home treatments are recommended to relieve a muscle spasm. (healthline.com)
  • Massage techniques can help relieve spasms. (mandefirm.com)
  • When these approaches fail physical therapy or conventional chiropractic care are often employed to temporarily relieve spasm, increase range of motion, and mobilize the joints in the neck. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Self or partner massage may help relieve muscle spasms. (naturalhealthonline.com)
  • When your back goes into spasm, the initial treatment goal is to get the muscle to relax and thus relieve the pain. (spine-health.com)
  • To evaluate the incidence of neck muscle spasm in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients that received intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT), and to analyse the patient- and treatment-related risk factors associated with neck muscle spasm. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Spasm of a sternomastoid produces a wry neck (torticollis). (dartmouth.edu)
  • Torticollis, also known as wryneck, is a twisting of the neck that causes the head to rotate and tilt at an odd angle. (ahealthyme.com)
  • In this case, one possible cause is a neck dystonia (the medical term for this is Spasmodic Torticollis or Cervical Dystonia). (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Neck dystonia can lead to the head and neck twisting (torticollis) or being pulled forwards ( antecollis ), backwards (retrocollis), or sideways (laterocollis). (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Touching the chin, back of the head, neck, cheek or upper face gently can help with neck dystonia (torticollis). (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Neck Dystonia ( Cervical dystonia/ Spasmodic Torticollis) from Dystonia Society on Vimeo . (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Robax or Robaxacet), and sleeping with the spine in a neutral position (neck supported by a rolled up towel, as mentioned). (metafilter.com)
  • Over the long-term, what helped was addressing desk ergonomics and working out, which - even without specific attention to the neck and shoulders - led to a more spine-neutral standing posture (i.e., head in alignment with shoulders and pelvis, with normal lumbar and cervical curves). (metafilter.com)
  • Your symptoms may be caused by muscle strains or spasms, arthritis in your spine, a bulging disc , or narrowed openings for your spinal nerves or spinal cord. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Given the propensity to develop osteoarthritis of the cervical spine in our later years, it would be advisable to avoid cracking the neck. (everydayhealth.com)
  • A thorough physical examination as well as radiographic studies (CT or MRI of cervical spine /neck if indicated) is recommended to sort out the possible factors leading to your muscle spasms in the neck. (thebody.com)
  • The neck, anatomically known as the cervical spine, is constructed of seven cylindrical stacked vertebrae, beginning at the base of the skull and ending at the beginning of the thoracic spine. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center explains neck spasms and how to treat them. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • The neck contains the spine running down it at the back, and the air pipe at the front. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • The musculature of the neck ( cervical spine ) can be divided into anterior and posterior compartments. (learnmuscles.com)
  • If you want your neck to feel better in six months, I need to also work your thoracic spine. (learnmuscles.com)
  • If the client has a hyperkyphotic thoracic spine, it is essential to work the patient's/client's thoracic spine in conjunction with their cervical spine (neck) for long-lasting improvement. (learnmuscles.com)
  • If your back spasm does not get better in 1 to 2 weeks, or it comes and goes over time in the same area of your back, you may have an underlying anatomical problem in your spine. (spine-health.com)
  • When these or other underlying anatomical problems are present in the spine, muscle spasms are likely to keep recurring due to ongoing inflammation or instability. (spine-health.com)
  • The Pain Relief Center provides complete relief from pain or discomfort of the arms, body, head and neck, spine and musculoskeletal system. (thepainreliefcentertx.com)
  • Muscle tightness and muscle spasms, including those related to spine injuries, may be eased with baclofen. (spine-health.com)
  • It's most common in the lumbar spine (lower back) but can also occur in the cervical spine (neck). (ohsu.edu)
  • Anterior injuries are more common to the head and chest as they project further forward, but a blunt blow from the front on the head or chest may cause an indirect extension or flexion injury of the cervical spine and soft tissues of the neck. (chiro.org)
  • The cervical spine, which is located in the neck, is subject to many of the same problems that plague the lower back-muscle strains and spasms, disk degeneration and denervation, and spinal stenosis. (healthcentral.com)
  • My doctors are stumped, I"ve had all sorts of tests, the last to be a muscle biopsy in the area where the spasm occur the most. (medicinenet.com)
  • A serious neck fracture can lead to paralysis if spinal injuries occur as well. (mandefirm.com)
  • Muscular spasm is likely to occur when conflicting information occurs in this "cross-referencing" process. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Muscle spasming of the neck can also occur due to motions and postures of the upper extremity. (learnmuscles.com)
  • Muscle spasm can result from a muscle injury, but it may also occur if there is a deeper problem (say, in a disk or nerve) and the muscle tenses in order to stabilize the neck and prevent you from moving in a way to cause pain or further damage. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • I have constant upper back, shoulder, and neck pain that causes spasms in my neck whenever I do anything outside the norm. (everydayhealth.com)
  • The muscle can remain in spasm for some time, which can severely restrict movement of the head, shoulder, and neck, and cause considerable pain. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Apply ice, crushed in a bag and wrapped in a towel, to your neck and shoulder for as long as is comfortable, several times a day during the first two or three days of pain. (mmarmedical.com)
  • She has had severe and debilitating muscle spasms on left side of her neck and top left shoulder since. (chiropractic-help.com)
  • Pain on one side of the neck, shoulder, or arm, and around a particular skin area, may be diagnosed as cervical radiculopathy. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • A 2008 study found workers who participated in stress-relieving activities experienced less neck, shoulder, and back pain than those who did not. (naturalhealthonline.com)
  • Are neck and shoulder pain connected with breast cancer mets? (steadyhealth.com)
  • Has anyone else encountered significant muscle spasms in their shoulder/neck? (rutgers.edu)
  • Other symptoms accompanied with the pain include problems moving the neck and shoulder, increased pain when moving the neck and shoulder, headaches, dizziness or tingling at the neck. (drmaggiejuacupuncture.com)
  • Neck spasm can be caused by a few reasons: repeated or prolonged movements of the neck, sitting at one position for a long time, poor posture, turning suddenly while sleeping, carrying too much weight at one shoulder or one arm, cradling a handset against neck, stress, and dehydration. (drmaggiejuacupuncture.com)
  • Does neck and shoulder pain limit your physical activity and become your constant companion? (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Managing and relieving neck and shoulder pain can involve a combination of therapies including medication, physical therapy, self-help techniques, and, less commonly, surgery. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • conversely, what you feel as pain in your shoulder, head, arms, hands, or chest may actually be referred pain from your neck. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • A neck spasm is an involuntary muscle contraction that usually happens in response to injury or overuse of the muscle, or as a reaction to pain caused by a separate condition. (mmarmedical.com)
  • If the center of weight, in other words the center of gravity of the head is balanced over the trunk, it does not require contraction of neck musculature to hold its position. (learnmuscles.com)
  • It also acts on muscle nerves resetting the level of contraction and thereby reducing muscle spasm. (spirehealthcare.com)
  • About 16 months ago I began having severe spasms in my neck and shoulders which feel like jolts going up to the base of my brain. (thebody.com)
  • Sometimes severe spasms can be incapacitating. (healthline.com)
  • New yawn with severe spasms. (drugs.com)
  • I have a question about neck spasms and cramps. (dailystrength.org)
  • Once those ended, I started getting these mouth/neck cramps. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Muscle Spasm - I have had muscle cramps left side of neck for 8 months now. (drugs.com)
  • I'm having muscle cramps and spasms? (drugs.com)
  • A good way to treat neck spasms is with stretching exercises. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • As part of physical therapy, you may receive massage and stretching exercises along with exercises to strengthen your neck. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Neck pain is often caused by a strain or sprain. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • In the neck especially, strain and sprain may coexist and usually do. (chiro.org)
  • Neck sprain and disc rupture are usually associated with severe pain and muscle spasm and are more common in adults because of the reduced elasticity of supporting tissues. (chiro.org)
  • Dehydration can cause spasms too - drink enough water. (thriftyfun.com)
  • Generally the upper left or right side of my neck. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • What could cause upper neck/back of head pain, facial pains that come and go, muscle spasms, eye strain, could my meds been doing it? (healthtap.com)
  • The article also covers neck pain that begins elsewhere in the upper body. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • Your pain may spread from your neck to your shoulders, upper back or arms. (mandefirm.com)
  • A displacement in the alignment of the joints of the neck (i.e. upper cervical subluxation) will reflect to the brain as a discrepancy in spatial awareness. (drthomasforest.com)
  • The precise nature of the Blair Upper Cervical procedures ensures that these problems can be addressed without twisting, popping, or cracking the joints of the neck. (drthomasforest.com)
  • The reasons are two-fold: 1) Its role in neck movement and posture, and 2) Its role in upper extremity movement and posture. (learnmuscles.com)
  • Meningitis can cause a stiff neck. (naturalhealthonline.com)
  • I also thought that it was muscle spasm or stiff neck but then there's nothing new in the set of beddings that I used and I felt the pain after 3hours of normal sleep. (steadyhealth.com)
  • Do your neck and shoulders feel stiff when you awaken in the morning? (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Are your neck and shoulders stiff? (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Muscle relaxants like metaxalone can help alleviate pain and muscle spasms from sprains, strains, and other muscle injuries. (spine-health.com)
  • Neck strains (Grades 1 3) are common and most frequently involve the erectors. (chiro.org)
  • I used to get neck spasms and related MSK headaches that had me munching on Advil like it was candy, sleeping on rolled up towels instead of pillows, and more than a few times, unable to roll myself up or out of bed. (metafilter.com)
  • Headaches are also common with neck pain injuries. (mandefirm.com)
  • An injury known as a stinger occurs when the neck is forced to excessively tilt or rotate an unnatural way. (mandefirm.com)
  • A herniated disc occurs when one of the soft vertebral discs in the neck break open and extrude material into the spinal canal, which applies pressure on nerve roots and the spinal cord. (mandefirm.com)
  • That branch occurs near the base of the neck near the collarbones. (healthline.com)
  • Poor posture, particularly when seated for long periods, is a common cause of neck spasm. (mmarmedical.com)
  • If the imbalanced head posture of partial neck flexion is held for long periods of time, the posterior extensor musculature must chronically isometrically contract. (learnmuscles.com)
  • Unfortunately, most activities that we do are down in front of us, usually requiring or encouraging a posture of neck flexion. (learnmuscles.com)
  • As a result, abnormal posture with the neck/head being held at an angle. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Occupational therapists can advise on equipment which assists posture & movement such as neck supports, high-backed chairs and other seating adaptations. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • This posture can lead to muscle strain or spasm in the neck. (healthcentral.com)
  • Muscle strain or spasm can also arise from constantly looking over or under one's glasses, having poor sleeping posture or taking extended car trips. (healthcentral.com)
  • There are several options for managing neck muscle spasm, many of which provide temporary relief and require ongoing treatments. (drthomasforest.com)
  • Your doctor may prescribe a course of physical therapy to provide certain exercises and other treatments for neck spasms. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • If non-invasive treatments don't help, your doctor may inject a steroid or pain reliever into the affected neck area. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • Muscle relaxants are typically only prescribed if the pain is intense, believed to be stemming from the muscle spasm (at least in part), and other treatments (such as described above) have not provided enough relief. (spine-health.com)
  • There are treatments for neck dystonia that can significantly reduce the symptoms in the majority of cases. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • I have had neck sprains before but this particular one was so sever that I could not lift my arms or even stand the pressure of shower on my head for the first 2 days. (healthcaremagic.com)
  • I have a chronic neck spasm that aggravates every time I work on my computer - I've tried to move the screen, etc., but with the office furniture it is virtually impossible to get it ergonomically right. (news24.com)
  • What worries me is the fact that the spasm is now chronic, and also that inflammation at the base of my skull causes a kind of migraine that, in turn, causes a kind of air-sick feeling with a spinning head. (news24.com)
  • For some, neck pain does not go away and becomes a long-lasting (chronic) problem. (medlineplus.gov)
  • I have been a chronic neck cracker for years. (everydayhealth.com)
  • Chronic neck pain that is not associated with any physical problem may result from associated stress or depression. (healthcentral.com)
  • If you're not sure what triggered your neck spasm and are experiencing other alarming symptoms, such as weakness, numbness or fever, see a doctor. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • The neck contains seven of these, known as the cervical vertebrae. (healthline.com)
  • What treatment did you use for your muscle spasms? (medicinenet.com)
  • Treatment for neck spasm will depend on the underlying cause and will be geared towards resolving that problem. (mmarmedical.com)
  • Hence, we carried out this retrospective study to investigate the incidence of post-radiotherapy neck muscle spasm in NPC patients, and to analyse potential clinical and treatment-related risk factors. (biomedcentral.com)
  • What is the treatment for muscle spasms in my neck, underarms, biceps and forearms? (healthcaremagic.com)
  • Follow-up: What is the treatment for muscle spasms in my neck, underarms, biceps and forearms? (healthcaremagic.com)
  • Sign Up for FREE to spineadvisor, SpineUniverse's monthly eNewsletter and receive back and neck pain news, treatment updates, and lifestyle tips on managing your pain. (spineuniverse.com)
  • What are some treatment options for neck muscle spasms? (reference.com)
  • While there is no single treatment that can eliminate all back and neck problems for every individual, these problems are treatable and manageable. (thepainreliefcentertx.com)
  • A Botox migraine treatment generally involves a total of 31 injections in seven areas - including the forehead, temples, the back of the head, the neck and shoulders. (nytimes.com)
  • There are many reasons why muscle spasms may not respond to treatment of which one possible explanation is that they are caused by a dystonia. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Treatment of neck dystonia usually involves regular injections. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Most people do manage to develop successful strategies for living with neck dystonia combining treatment with pain control and sensory tricks to help with social situations. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • If neck pain is linked to a recent recreational or work-related activity, the pain will likely decrease within two weeks, and treatment from a doctor is usually unnecessary. (healthcentral.com)
  • TMJ - What a Pain in the Neck! (medhelp.org)
  • Talk about a real pain in the neck: Neck spasms take a common form of discomfort to the next level. (atlanticspinecenter.com)
  • Looking for Ways to Soothe That Arthritis Pain in the Neck? (empowher.com)
  • There are many causes for pain in head and neck region. (medhelp.org)
  • It may be triggered by head turning, lifting and yawning, and it can be alleviated by neck stretching or massage. (biomedcentral.com)
  • I have been having a pain in my neck that goes into my head, only on one side. (healthtap.com)
  • However, the second that we flex our head and neck far enough so that the center of gravity of the head is over thin air, gravity should make it fall into flexion until the chin hits or comes close to the chest. (learnmuscles.com)
  • I sleep much better because I don't have the neck pain that was associated with laying my head on the pillow. (liachiro.com)
  • Head/neck pain, scared. (steadyhealth.com)
  • The reason for a concussion in these cases is due to a violent whipping of the neck where the head moves front and then back rapidly. (healthhype.com)
  • There are so many different structures in the head and neck, all of which can be involved in the headache process, that no single specialist can have all the knowledge necessary to make a comprehensive assessment and diagnosis. (news24.com)
  • The feeling that the neck/head is being pulled to one side. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Alternatively, the neck/head feels as if it is being pulled backwards or forwards. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Difficulty turning the neck/head one way with relative ease turning the neck the other way. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Many people with dystonia experience head shake especially if the dystonia is affecting their neck. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Bob Spencer was medically discharged as a US Navy Chief Hospital Corpsman due to dystonia, which caused powerful muscle spasms that forced his head to tilt down toward his chest. (prlog.org)
  • The mechanical relationship between the head and neck has been crudely compared to a brick attached to a flexible rod. (chiro.org)
  • As the structural mass of the head is so much greater than that of the neck, it is no wonder that injuries of the neck are so prevalent. (chiro.org)
  • The neck supports the weight of the head, which can weigh 10 pounds or more. (healthcentral.com)
  • Neck-related headache pain is typically dull or aching, rather than sharp. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • The neck is the start of the spinal column and spinal cord. (healthline.com)
  • This can cause arm and neck pain and problems in the entire body if the spinal cord is compressed. (thepainreliefcentertx.com)
  • He has a special interest in spinal rehabilitation and treats patients with a variety of neck and back conditions. (livestrong.com)
  • The viscera of the neck serve as a channel for vital vessels and nerves, the trachea, esophagus, and spinal cord, and as a site for lymph and endocrine glands. (chiro.org)
  • For example, herniation of the intervertebral disks in the neck can decrease the space through which nerves exit the spinal canal, leading to pinched nerves and consequent pain. (healthcentral.com)
  • Most people with neck pain do not have a herniated disk, osteophytes or a disease that affects the spinal cord. (healthcentral.com)
  • You can even think about using a cervical collar if the disc degenerations in the neck are causing discomfort. (medhelp.org)
  • she concentrates on trigger points in my neck and also my TMJ joint. (prohealth.com)
  • Most neck pain doesn't stem from anything medically serious, making it safe to try self-care strategies before seeking medical help. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • There are numerous symptoms associated with neck injuries. (mandefirm.com)
  • Symptoms of neck dystonia usually appear between the ages of 30 and 50 but sometimes affect younger or older people. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • I have questions about whether anyone has urethra pain/potential bladder spasms causing it, going along with having a suprapubic catheter? (rutgers.edu)
  • A 2014 study found that classic massages could reduce neck pain. (naturalhealthonline.com)
  • If you're looking for natural relief, turmeric, the common kitchen spice, is known to be an anti-inflammatory and may reduce neck pain caused by inflammation. (empowher.com)
  • The first course of action if neck muscle contractions appear is always to consult a doctor. (dystonia.org.uk)
  • Whether it be muscle spasm or lymph node problems, once they are hurt, they do take a day or two to calm down. (abovetopsecret.com)
  • Lymph glands in the neck may be enlarged and tender. (webmd.com)
  • A burning, tingling sensation can be felt in the arms, shoulders and neck when you get this type of injury. (mandefirm.com)
  • In addition to treating anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, and seizure disorders, such as epilepsy, benzodiazepines can also treat muscle spasms and skeletal pain. (spine-health.com)
  • Pain and tenderness in the cervical vertebrae are far less common than neck pain from the soft tissues. (sun-sentinel.com)