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Neck spasm after surgery

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Neck spasm after surgery

by Jfrancisco on Wed Sep 21, 2011 03:51 AM

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neck spasm won't stop anyone else?

RE: Neck spasm after surgery

by PopPop on Wed Sep 21, 2011 01:21 PM

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J,

You can try to do a easy stretching exercise that I was taught by my Physical Therapist after I completed my treatments for head and neck cancer.

A simple neck stretch exercise the Cancer Therapist taught me was to sit or stand and not move my shoulders. Keeping my mouth closed, look up at the ceiling as far as possible and hold for a count of 10. Return to facing forward and then look to the left and again count to 10, then the right. Next, look straight ahead and tilt your head to the left as if trying to get your left ear to touch your left shoulder, again count to 10, then the right side. That is the exercise she taught me and it has helped over the yrs. Try to do these 3 times during your day if you can.

My Best to You and Everyone Here

RE: Neck spasm after surgery

by Jfrancisco on Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:22 AM

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On Sep 21, 2011 1:21 PM PopPop wrote:

J,

You can try to do a easy stretching exercise that I was taught by my Physical Therapist after I completed my treatments for head and neck cancer.

A simple neck stretch exercise the Cancer Therapist taught me was to sit or stand and not move my shoulders. Keeping my mouth closed, look up at the ceiling as far as possible and hold for a count of 10. Return to facing forward and then look to the left and again count to 10, then the right. Next, look straight ahead and tilt your head to the left as if trying to get your left ear to touch your left shoulder, again count to 10, then the right side. That is the exercise she taught me and it has helped over the yrs. Try to do these 3 times during your day if you can.

My Best to You and Everyone Here

Thanks, yes I go therapist 2-3 times a week. Way past that. She thinks the nerve is caught in the scar tissue
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