Kay has a crunching neck

August 31, 2017

Hi,my Neck began to crunch about a year ago,I have a very bad pain at the base of my scull.When I tilt my head back then bring it it back to face forward postion it crunches very loudly,the back of my head often goes numb too,I also have constant tinnitus which I have never had before. Scans are clear.
Thank you

August 31, 2017

Hi Kay
Good news that the scans are clear – it shows that it’s what your doing to your neck day in, day out is the issue.

The crunching noise, whilst it may be alarming isn’t actually anything to be worried about, and clinically (without pain from the crunch) is pretty irrelevant.

The pain is overloaded tissue because you poke your chin out too much, too much of the time because of how you sit, stand and move. You need to do some rehab – and you’ll see changes over the next few weeks.

I’d start here with these neck exercises and progress gently
The Guru

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