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... Hi, Just wondering if any of you also have a condition called "military neck" where there is loss of curvature in your neck. I was told I had it a couple years ago and my left "rib" is higher than my right. At first, I didn't think it would be a huge problem (despite the pain). But I just spoke with a medical student friend who told me that I would need to get it... (6 replies)
... hat bad now I can only imagine in 20, 30 or 40 years. I want to do something about it now, but doctors all seem to blow me off cause I'm young. I just want the neck spasms to go away! ... (6 replies)
... My neck is like that too. I have arthritis in my neck too. No Dr. has ever suggested any treatment for the loss of curvature in my neck. ... (6 replies)

... I just found out that I had this after an MRI for a pinched nerve. The neurologist just pointed it out and didn't say anything else, he was treating me for a pinched nerve so I guess he had to have his blinders on. My physical therapist said that it can develop with age, but seeing that I'm late 40's she said I'm much too young. She's working on loosening the neck muscles... (6 replies)
... Literati, I believe I know of what you're talking about. My son has this as well, and his dentist refers to it as "The Curve of Georgia." (This in refernce to a "normal neck) He said that most with TMJD have this problem. (His was noted on MRI and x-ray) I was told that my son's was related to spasming of the muscles. I believe this to be true, as the "curve" seems to be... (6 replies)
... cheryllynn- what all his been done for your son to help? I have this problem and have been shuttled from doctor to doctor all telling me that can't help me or to take a pill (which did nothing) My TMJ doctor has been doing ultrasounds and injections, some of which help but as we all know the fight with insurance i need to go through a normal doctor. I am being referred to a... (6 replies)
... You can learn more about torticollis at then click on "the balanced jaw concept" on the left. Good luck (6 replies)
... TMJ causes an overall body compensation that can torque the entire spine causing a multitude of problems. ... (7 replies)
... This is quite often due to spasm, which causes pulling, tightening and shortening of the muscles. He continues to see a Chiropractor and participates in Massotherapy for this. ... (18 replies)
... The muscles at the side of my neck that support my head seem much larger than before, and at the same time my head appears more "sunken" in. ... (11 replies)

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