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How to Deal with Neck Pain

Diagnose and treat a lifting related injury

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How to Deal with Neck Pain

WHAT YOU DID

Hurt your neck performing seated overhead presses, specifically when pushing the bar up.

WHAT YOU FEEL

Constant pain and stiffness in the back of your neck. You can’t turn your head side to side. The pain may also have spread to your upper back or shoulders.

THE DIAGNOSIS

Mechanical neck pain or muscle strain. You’ve likely damaged some tissue around the ligaments or discs in the spine, causing a spasm.

So what should you do?

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