Stiff neck is a pain or distress which is very common to people. This usually happens when we let our head stayed long hours in one direction without even moving a bit (ex. finishing paper works in front of a computer). Maybe you will think how this stiff neck is triggered. To give you an idea, this is characterized by the difficulty and soreness of neck when we try to move it at a direction – turning it to the left or to the right. Stiffness of the neck lasts for two days up to couple of weeks. Also, the pain felt varies on what type of stiff neck you have. It may be mild or controlling, or extreme and limiting. Continue reading
Fed up with neck pain and rigidity? There are a lot of causes for your neck pain, such as your sleeping gesture, your overall posture, and pressure etc.. The flowing are a few tricks of how to alleviate neck rigidity.
Firstly, have some pain relievers. Advil and Tylenol have been proved to be very effective in treating moderate to severe neck pain. Keep in mind that you should not overdose any kind of pain relievers. Continue reading
What is whiplash?
Whiplash is ache and rigidity in the neck due to an injury that has led to a sudden distortion of the neck.
It arises when the head is compelled to move forward or backward, and then head snaps occur in the opposite direction. In most cases, this kind of movement is caused by a car accident in which people is push forward by a sudden thrust due to the crash of car. Sometimes, it might be caused by a fall, a sports injury, or if you are roughly shaken. The movement leads to stretching or tears (sprains) of muscles and ligaments in the neck, and it may cause nerve damage. In rare situation, it may result in fractured bones. Continue reading
Home remedy for neck pain may be of help in alleviating pain, swelling, and rigidity associated with a neck problem.
Place ice and cold packs on the painful area.
Put ice or cold packs on the painful area for 15 to 20 minutes, 3 to 4 times a day or at least once per hour for 1 or 2 days. Cold helps reduce swelling and pain. Avoid direct contact with your skin by putting a towel between your skin and the ice in case it may damage your skin. Be sure not to fall asleep with ice on your skin. Continue reading
Are you undergoing pain caused by pinched nerve in your neck? Well, you can apply physiotherapy to cure it. If you fail to get prompt and proper treatment, it can greatly impact its curative effect. The following are the tips about how to cure a pinched nerve in your neck:
Use ice or heat pack on the sore alternatively on your neck. You will feel ease from pain. Continue reading