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Posted by: stiff shoulders | 2008/11/18

stiff shoulders

I am often stiff around my neck and shoulders. Why does it make me feel dizzy- as if I am going to faint- for a few moments when I purposely straighten my shoulders?

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Dear Stiff shoulders
You may have an irritation of a nerve or nerve root that is caused by the movement, or you may have compression of the vertebral arteries.
Dr Bets

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