The answer is yes. Clinically speaking it is called cervical tinnitus. In practice, these are whistles and ringing perceived in the ear in conjunction with the emergence of cervical pain and neck problems.
For some time now, medical research has hypothesized the existence of a link between sprains and trauma related to head and neck and the onset of tinnitus. The situation deserves a more in-depth analysis on both fronts. Consulting your doctor is the first step to better investigate the origin of cervical pain, then a hearing check carried out by a specialist will allow you to define the nature of the tinnitus and identify the most appropriate therapy. In the meantime, some practical tricks can help you face this phase with greater serenity.
Cervical tinnitus could be connected to the assumption of incorrect postures. Preferring positions that do not tire the neck area and rely on good rehabilitation gymnastics that keep the muscles relaxed are attitudes to be favored. This can increase the chances of tinnitus disappearance.
Massages and physiotherapy in general have a relaxing function on the muscles aimed at reducing the compression of some cervical nerves and sweeping away accumulated stress and tension. In these cases it is advisable to rely on professionals in the sector, avoiding being tempted by do-it-yourself, as a wrong exercise could accentuate the symptoms.
Cervical tinnitus, as objective tinnitus, generally resolves once the underlying cause has been identified and appropriately treated. To better deal with this transition phase, there are sound enrichment devices that allow you to relax thanks to the emission of sounds usually related to the world of nature, such as streams, waterfalls and rain, preferably continuous and with a broad spectrum.These devices, constantly stimulating the hearing, help reduce the volume of tinnitus and, in some cases, can even completely resolve it.