Back Upper - Neck (Cervical) Trapezius Spasm Treatment

Spasms of the trapezius muscle and other supporting muscles

Trapezius is a large superficial muscle that extends from the occipital bone to the lower thoracic vertebrae and laterally to the spine of the scapula. Its functions are to move the scapulae and support the arm.

Trapezius strain can result from

  • exercise
  • stress
  • wrong sleeping positing
  • not having proper arm support when working on the computer
  • many other causes

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Three years ago, I woke up and could not get out of bed. I had not had any serious injuries in the past. I couldn't sit, walk or syand. It was miserable. I immediately saw a family practice physician who gave me pain medication, but the muscle spasms would not stop. 5 hours later, I stiil had no decrease in ....

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Name Average Result Healed Helped
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All Treatments (average)
5.0
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10
Exercise
Exercise Strengthening
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Stretching
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Range of motion
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Hydrotherapy
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Physical Therapy
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Micro current
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Massage
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Chiropractic
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Ice
5.0
1
Therapy
Therapy Heat
5.0
1
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