stiff neck


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stiff neck

nonspecific term for limited neck mobility, often due to muscle cramps and accompanied by pain.

stiff neck

(stif nek)
Nonspecific term for limited neck mobility, often due to muscle cramps and spasm accompanied by pain.

stiff neck

Rigidity of neck resulting from spasm of neck muscles. It is a symptom of many disorders.
See: torticollis; wryneck

stiff neck

(stif nek)
Nonspecific term for limited neck mobility, often due to muscle cramps and accompanied by pain.
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Staying aware and active are keys to preventing a stiff neck and the musculoskeletal decline that often leads to it, Turner emphasizes.
THE family of a successful company director who died five days after receiving treatment from a practitioner for a stiff neck have spoken of their grief.
If you lie down on the couch and watch TV or work on your laptop while sitting on the bed, you are taking up the wrong posture, which could lead to a stiff neck.
dredvers (David Redvers) Woken with stiff neck and have been told for 'umpteenth time' that I was KO'd hunting yesterday and had a brain scan in Glos Hos @TallyHoStud they probably found nothing
Early symptoms of the disease may include a rash that does not fade when pressed with a glass, sudden onset of high fever, a severe and worsening headache and a stiff neck.
Yorkshire were without overseas signing Herschelle Gibbs who was suffering from a stiff neck.
I have a bit of a stiff neck but that will be gone in a couple of days.
Drew returned to the lineup after missing Sunday's game with a stiff neck.
head, stiff neck, broken bones, you will wish you were never born.
Symptoms can include, fever, headache, stiff neck, dislike of bright lights, drowsiness, joint pain, vomiting, diarrhoea and, in some cases but not all, a rash that doesn't fade under pressure.
Get someone on the panel to describe how it feels to be limited by neck or back pain by asking, "Who here has ever had a stiff neck or known someone who has had a stiff neck?
Characterized by symptoms such as high fever, stiff neck, and headache, meningitis can be fatal if not treated early.