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    Default Left side neck pain after pressing

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    Hi! This is the 2nd or 3rd time that after pressing a heavy weight (for me) I get left side neck pain. Last time I deloaded and started a fast progression but got at the same weight as before and the same happened this last week. Its really painfull in the morning as I wake up, sometimes I get up in the middle of the night because of the pain as well, and I can easily reproduce the pain by trying to push my head to the right shoulder against my hand. I can still bench, dl, and squat with working weight. But will keep from doing so as I squatted today with warm up weight and felt some pressure on the neck. Also, the last time this happened and I squatted with working weight, I got stiff trapezius and neck (that time I went to the trauma and was told to do a big deload and take some aines)

    I got my my technique reviewed before but nothing was mentioned about the pain. This video is from +- 2 months ago.


    Would like to know if there is something I can do to prevent this to happen again as well as if you know what may be the actual injury and the common treatment for it. This time I haven't gone to the traumatologist yet.

    Any help is appreciated.

    English is not my first language, trying my best.

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    You whip your torso around in multiple directions as you initiate the press. Get tight and stay tight, and press off a stable platform. You are pressing off a moving target here.

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