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SEver neck pain due to improper posture

sir, i m having severe pain in my neck because of the unproper posture that i slept in last night..i am unable to move my neck around since the last 12 hours...kindly prescribe me any medicine or tell me how to cure it...
Asked On : Sat, 10 Mar 2012
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The pain you have is due to neck muscles spasm. Sorry we are not allowed to prescribe medicines, but I can tell you that its a self limiting condition. Just give it rest, do not attempt neck movements. You need a muscle relaxant medicine/anti inflammatory medicines for a few days, or try using a local ointment as well. Use a hot water bag over the neck. Stop using a pillow immediately. Visit an orthopaedician if the pain is not subsiding in a day or two.

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