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What causes pain in the neck after dancing?

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Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin

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Posted on Sat, 2 Jun 2018 in General Health
Question: Young teen dancing wildly by herself. Now neck in pain and can't easily turn head. Just applying cool pack last 5 minutes. Any advice?
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Answered by Dr. Saddiq Ulabidin 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Can be muscular and may need relaxants and topical analgesics

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Welcome to Healthcaremagic. Thanks for sharing your concerns with us. We will try to help you in best way possible. First of all it's sad to know what you had been going through lately.

Based on the history you have shared, if the symptoms started after dancing wildly, it can be muscular sprain unknowingly during vigorous physical activity. Using OTC analgesics like acetaminophen or Ibuprofen alongwith muscle relaxants like orphenidine or tizindine may help.

Topical capciacin gel may also relieve the sprain. If persists a detailed orthopedician review and physiotherapy will he needed.

Wishing you a speedy recovery. Hope this has answered your query. If you have any more questions please feel free to ask. Regards
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