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starting to have neck pain...

Discussion in 'Pre-Medical - MD' started by kautionwirez, Aug 4, 2011.

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  1. kautionwirez

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    as the title says, I have bad posture and always crack my neck like 5-10 times a day. I have the habit of my head leaning forward and want it on top of my shoulders. Anyone have any remedies or exercises they could share with me?

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. ozzi22

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  5. kautionwirez

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    yoga at the workplace? :D

    yoga is one of the hardest things to do. I even purchased a book!
     
  6. HatWobble

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    Do pushups.

    Oh, and stop cracking your neck.
     
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    Go see a DO for some OMM. After my interview at TCOM, I feel like I might start doing that more often... :D
     
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    I also have severe neck pain. There are these over the counter "creams" you can buy that are made of very hot substances (chiles, etc.). If you put a good amount of this on at the spot, your nerves will pretty much be able to tolerate more pain there. I tried it once, and for 4 hours it was the worst pain in my life, but afterwards my neck felt (and still feels) great. Sorry-forgot the name of the cream, but I'm sure it's pretty easy to find.
     
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    Lortab

     
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    best advice
     
  12. kautionwirez

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    how does pushups help? (I think my pecs are fine btw :cool: )

    I'm pretty tall and I always have to look down at things/people which does not help my neck posture.
     
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    Doing pushups will help you get totally swoll. You will then score more chicks. The time you will then spend in bed with women, laying down, will alleviate the neck pain that you create by hunching over your Organic Chemistry textbook in the library and/or slouching in your computer chair reading SDN.
     
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    seeing a doctor tends to help people with medical problems. :p

    remember, medical advice should not be solicited or given here.
     
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    peanut oil is very good for neck pain, massage into muscle. Has a ton of anti-inflammatory properties (from a DO)
     
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    Learn ergonomic posture to prevent neck/back pain. Sit straight with your chin tucked in and ears over your shoulder. It feels really weird at first but you'll thank yourself in the long run
     
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    Or.. you could score a chick who gives you massages...

    Seriously though, massages are amazing for neck pain. You can sort of do it for yourself but better to just find somebody else.
     
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    See a chiropractor. They've gone through chiropractor school so they know exactly what they're doing. ;)
     
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    Do chin tucks:

    Old linebacker who used to get nocked a good bit, and develped neck pain that would exacerbate with studying, and such. Works great, instant relief


    Here's an instructional video:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KElMQ5j-ZYQ
     
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    Helpful link. thanks!
     
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    Or you could buy some motrin and make a PBJ sammich.
     
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    SDN is not to be used for medical advice. Please consult your PCP for all your real-life medical needs.
     
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