That muscle that connects from behind the ear to the clavicle is the SCM. Because in lies more anterior, if the neck spine is slightly forward or has lost some curvature it may cause this muscle to shorten and tighten.
Have you had previous injury to your ankles or foot? Also, it is possible that you have some type of nerve damage that is affecting your ability to pick up your foot. Foot drop occurs when you are cannot or have difficulty
Any injury? Repetitive motion(s)? Any new drugs? Fevers, sweats or chills? Unexplained weight loss? How much alcohol do you consume? Any jaundice (yellowish tinge to skin)? How about cola colored urine or clay colored
? Jaw wiring is not a good option because it does not help you make the transition to real life when the wires are removed and you have to deal with the problems that caused your weight gain to begin with.
It pains you to . . . do what? Any pain that wakes someone up is always worrisome. Therefore it's probably best that you go see your family physician to get appropriately evaluated for dangerous spinal cord issues especiall
What Can Cause a Stiff Neck?by
Here is a list of some of the major culprits of a stiff neck. Avoid these and you can avoid having the dreaded stiff neck.
Not using a supportive pillow for your head and neck while sleeping. A flat...
Stiff Neck? Is That What You Have?by
So you wake up some mornings and wonder to yourself, do I have a stiff neck? Here are some indications of a Stiff Neck:
You have neck pain
You have pain when you turn your head side to side, bring...