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How Exactly Should You Care For A Person With Possible Head Neck Or Back Injury
Get help: The main problem with bystanders and neck injuries is a desire to help them yourself. First - call for qualified help (ems, ambulance, 911). Sometimes patients have an unstable neck injury that can be made worse by moving them. Let the appropriately trained people put the person in a neck brace and then take them for x rays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That overloads the supporting tissues of the back which include: muscles, ligaments, joints, discs and bones which may or may not lead to an unstable spine and/or neural tissue involvement. The degree of injury is dependent on multiple factors such as the amount of force, force direction, stability ...Read more
A history of injury: To these parts of the body, with symptoms of pain, tenderness, being the simplest ones. A visit to your er with an examination, xrays, ct scans would all help to diagnose the problem(s) for you. ...Read more
It is 3 months post accident and my head, neck and back injuries are still almost as bad as right after accident and now I am having shoulder and arm pain as well, what should I tell my doctors to get the best treatment? My back has not been treated at al
Without any change in activity i start having pain in neck started first infront now its back going down right shoulder &up head no injury advice?
Need physical exam: By a physician. It could be pain in the constantly strained trapezius muscle due to poor posture at your workplace or it could be a nerve problem due to disk or bone degeneration in the neck. You would need imaging like x-ray and possibly an MRI if your doctor suspects #2. ...Read more
Can a back and neck injury cause my head to hurt and make me feel nauseous as well? I don't feel too well. Please help. Thanks.
I have the most horrible pain where the back of my head meets w/ my neck. I've tried 1000mg tylenol an 600mg advil.No recent injury?
12yrs ago hit back of head - caused torn neck ligament. Noticed dent in head. Could it be undiagnosed head injury? Possibly affect mood/anything else?
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Neck started hurting close to heae in back left side while running today. I has gotten progressively worse and now i can barely turn my head. Injury?
Muscle Spasm: The description of your symptoms sounds like a muscle spasm in your upper neck. The brain subconsciously contracts the para vertebral muscles to prevent perceived spinal injury. This is the reason, the pain become worse during the day. If the pain/spasm does not improve significantly, then discussing the symptoms with your doctor should be the next step. ...Read more
Do I have a head injury and should I be concerned about it. Yesterday, i was at my highschool track practice i was highjumping then i jumped way to high and when i landed i just clipped the mat and landed on the ground on my neck and the back of my head
I : I agree with dr fowler. In particular, what you describe is typical for a concussion, but you should be checked to be sure that you don't have a more serious kind of injury such as a subdural hematoma or a contusion. Also, if you hit your neck, you should have an MRI scan of the neck to be sure you have not damaged your cervical spine and put your spinal cord at risk. Do not delay in seeking appropriate evaluations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had a neck injury 7 months ago due to lifting 600lb shrugs.I got medial branch, cervical epidural and shoulder injectionbut there was no relief. I went to 11 doctors, but there wasno resolution. I can't bend my head back or to the left. I have a bad pai
Neck Pain: Neck pain after a lifting injury can have quite a long healing process, especially if the injury entailed nerve, ligament, or muscle injury. The injury reported is from heavy shrugs which is usually a stretch type injury. Without the cmri results and a detailed history with current activity level, it is very hard to comment on your situation. I would recommend seeing an orthopedic specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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