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Neck popping causes numbness and lose body balance. Normal?

It will be 4 years ago this fall since I caused a very small fracture in my C5 when wrecking on my bicycle. I wore a neck brace for around 30 days and was told that I didn t really need to worry about it due to the minimal damage that was caused. However, recently I have been experiencing my entire body rush with numbness when my neck pops. I pop my neck a lot out of habit but it doesn t happen when I do that. It seems to happen when my neck pops without me facilitating the pop. Today I was yawning and it popped almost causing me to fall down. And, later I was just walking along and it popped causing me to losing my balance again. Is this something that is possibly related to the previous injury or just something that happens to people normally?
Asked On : Wed, 20 Mar 2013
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Hi, as is already 4 years passed after the injury and c5 fracture.
It may be some thing related to the temporomandibular joint, or may be the internal ear problem, causing dizzyness. I advise you to consult a neurologist for diagnosis and treatment. Thank you.
Answered: Sat, 27 Jul 2013
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