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Neck sprain is an injury to the soft tissues of the neck caused by a sudden movement that pulled a muscle beyond reasonable limits which may also lead to joint injury. As well as neck pain, neck sprain can be accompanied by headache, dizziness, backache and shoulder, and difficulty sleeping.
The most frequent accidents resulting in neck sprain is hit from behind while driving. Seat belts prevent body thrown but still head snapped forward, then back to back, stretching the tendons and muscles in the neck. Neck sprain can also be caused by exercise and injury while riding a roller coaster fast moving and swaying different direction.
Neck Sprain treatment
The most common neck sprain is whiplash injury. Whiplash can occur at the speed of 5 mph crash or less. Most accidents occur on the back of a speed of 6-12 mph.
Sometimes doctors recommend a muscle relaxant drug, hot compresses to reduce tension or neck collar to reduce the movement that causes pain
They will also do some exercises that build flexibility and agility, as well as a program called ‘physiotherapy’ to build core muscle strength.
Painkiller medication may help to reduce the mild neck strain pain.
Avoid overloading the sore muscles are sore for two to three weeks. Do not lift heavy objects, heavy exercise, and sat quietly for long time. Stay active and live as much as possible with the normal activity.
Neck Sprain can be more than temporary injury
In addition to the neck strain and stiffness, neck sprain can also cause pain in the head, chest, arms and shoulders. Neck sprain will normally reduce few days after the injury but may come back again a few days or weeks later. In fact, there are patients who experienced it for year.
If neck sprain keep coming back, immediate medical attention will be required.
Symptoms that require immediate medical attentions:
- Severe neck pain
- Radiating down to hands, shoulders, chest
- Weakness, numbness, tingling to the hands or feet
- Appears bowel and bladder problems.
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