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Upper back/muscle cramp

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  • Posted By: AliC29
  • July 15, 2007
  • 03:14 PM

I woke up in the middle of the night barely able to turn my head. I periodically get what feels like a knot around my neck/upper back. The location is closer to my neck right in the middle. In the past it's happened during high stress times or when I'm doing a lot of writing/computer work. Didn't really feel stressed yesterday but I've barely been able to turn my head today. Bengay and a heating pad has helped but I can't lift my arms, etc. Thinking about booking a massage....any suggestions?

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  • I get the same symptoms in my neck and shoulders and yes, its aggravated by how you sleep & sitting for long periods on the computer. Usually mine turn into tension headaches which with me, can turn into migraines. I do suggest that you get a massage because this will help with the knotted muscle feelings in the neck and upper back area. When mine are really bad...advil and worse case scenerio...Zanaflex(muscle relaxant) helps me. Good Luck As EvErCat
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