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I have a knot in my neck how can I get it out, a couple of

Customer Question

I have a knot in my neck how can I get it out
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: a couple of weeks and my neck aches and hurts when I turn it to where the knot it
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: nope
Submitted: 11 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Thanks for using Just Answer

You have muscle spasm, with the muscle twisting into a knot

You need to use heat packs and warm baths, along with neck massage, and doing neck stretches and exercises

It might take a few days to improve

otherwise you might need to see an osteopath

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Would a doctor be able to tell it was a knot. As I went to the doctors the other day and she didn’t mention a knot. However to me it feels like a knot
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

The doctor wont be able to tell, only yourself can feel a knot there

Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Its not an actual knot like a rope knot, its just what it feels like

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
She referred me for a ultrasound but I think it’s a knot. I can only feel the lump when my head is in a certain position.
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Yes so if you follow my advice, then that should be fine

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Any particular exercises or stretches?
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

Use this leaflet link

https://www.rickysinghmd.com/wp-content/themes/ypo-theme/pdf/neck-spasm.pdf

Customer: replied 11 days ago.
Thank you very much
Expert:  Anthony Osula replied 11 days ago.

No worries