Neck muscle strain
Neck muscle strain: Introduction
Neck muscle strain: Damage to the neck muscle due to over-stretching of the muscle tissue. The damage involves tearing the muscle tissue. Small blood vessels may also be damaged which can cause bruising. The symptoms may vary from mild to severe depending on the severity of the damage. Neck strain is most often caused by whiplash in vehicle accidents.
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causes, and treatments of Neck muscle strain is available below.
Symptoms of Neck muscle strain
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symptoms of Neck muscle strain
Treatments for Neck muscle strain
- Rest, ice, compression, elevation, pain medication if needed, once pain has subsided gradually introduce light stretching movement to provide circulation to the affected muscle tissue
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Alternative Treatments for Neck muscle strain
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Causes of Neck muscle strain
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Neck muscle strain: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
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Misdiagnosis and Neck muscle strain
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Neck muscle strain: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Prognosis for Neck muscle strain
Prognosis for Neck muscle strain:
Most cases resolve without problems as long as the muscle is rested sufficiently to allow healing. Complications are uncommon.
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