How can you relieve your neck pain?

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If you have minor neck pain or stiffness, take these simple steps to relieve it: Apply ice for the first few days. Take OTC pain relievers, such as ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Take a few days off from sports, activities that aggravate your symptoms, and heavy lifting. Exercise your neck every day. Use good posture.

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How to Stop Muscle Cramps

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Stretch before and after you use any muscle for an extended period. If you tend to have leg cramps at night, stretch before bedtime. Light exercise, such as riding a stationary bicycle for a few minutes before bedtime, also may help prevent cramps while you’re sleeping.

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De Quervain’s tenosynovitis

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De Quervain’s tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects the tendons in your wrist. It occurs when the 2 tendons around the base of your thumb become swollen. The swelling causes the sheaths (casings) covering the tendons to become inflamed.

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Acute low back pain – causes and treatment options

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back pain caused by spinal degeneration and injury. Back pain that lasts more than three months (chronic) is less common than acute pain. … Conditions commonly linked to back pain include: Muscle or ligament strain. Repeated heavy lifting or a sudden awkward movement can strain back muscles and spinal ligaments.

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Osteoarthritis | Arthritis Society

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis. It affects more Canadians than all other forms of arthritis combined. OA is a progressive disease of the whole joint that leads to breakdown of joint cartilage and the underlying bone.

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Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV)

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Your doctor may do a series of tests to determine the cause of your dizziness. … Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo may go away on its own within a few weeks or months. … If you experience dizziness associated with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), consider these tips:

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