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Neck Injury (Overview)

Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscles, ligaments, joints, discs, bones or nerve tissue.


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Is it ok to take up bobsledding with an old neck injury?

Is it ok to take up bobsledding with an old neck injury?

Check with ur doc: It is a risky sport and you already have a pre-existing injury.I would say to firstly talk to your doctor about it, your dr. Is the one with the x-rays and who can keep track of the healing proccess. ...Read more

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Neck Injury (Overview)

Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscles, ligaments, joints, discs, bones or nerve tissue.


Dr. William Dieck Dr. Dieck
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Treating Eye Injuries (Checklist)

Seek immediate medical attention
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If it's a chemical exposure, rinse eye with water for 15 minutes
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Do NOT rub eye
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What are the tests for neck injury?

What are the tests for neck injury?

Hard to say: It depends on the examination and patient complaints. It could be anything from a simply xray to something more complex such as nerve conduction studies, an MRI or a myelogram. ...Read more

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I need to know how to make a friend have a bowel movement after she had a back and neck injury?

I need to know how to make a friend have a bowel movement after she had a back and neck injury?

Bowel medications: If your friend has a spinal cord injury (with paralysis), then you should consult a physician to ensure a safe technique. If the constipation is due to pain medications, it is wise to take a stool softener once or twice daily while taking pain pills. For a home remedy, try a dulcolax 10 mg suppository placed in the rectum and she should have results in an hour. See a doctor if there is no result. ...Read more

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Treating a Head Injury (Checklist)

Get help now
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Try not to diagnose yourself
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Don't drive a vehicle--have someone else drive you
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Ice the area, if you can
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What can cause neck injuries?

What can cause neck injuries?

Trauma, posture &...: Weakness. Whiplash or sudden traumatic forces are common causes but so are improper posture while sitting, bad ergonomics, and lack of exercise, movement. These cause weakness of the cervical muscles resulting in micro-instability and premature wear and tear of cervical spine, as well as strain on the neck. ...Read more

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How to treat a neck injury from gymnastics?

Depends, see Doctor : This depends on what kind of injury you have: muscle sprain/fracture/ligament injury etc. Management will depend on this and certainly depending on type of injury you should not engage in gymnastics for certain periods of time. Bottom line is if you are having significant pain or pain that is not going away, restricted neck motion, or any neurological complaints please be seen. ...Read more

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Treating a Rotator Cuff Injury (Checklist)

Have a check-up with your orthopedic or sports doc
Monthly
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What is the treatment for neck injury?

What is the treatment for neck injury?

Medication.: Generally medication and physical therapy are indicated, as long as there is nothing that requires injections or surgery. ...Read more

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Managing Neck Pain (Checklist)

Use pain medication as directed
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Avoid fast movements
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See your doctor if your neck pain hasn't improved in 1 week
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I sleep without a pillow because I like to wrap the blanket around my head. Am I putting myself at risk from neck injury or something else?

I sleep without a pillow because I like to wrap the blanket around my head. Am I putting myself at risk from neck injury or something else?

Probably not: People find different beds, pillows, positions comfortable. Within reason, pick your bed and sleep options based on what is comfortable before, during, and after sleep. ...Read more

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What to do for a neck injury?

What to do for a neck injury?

Apply ice.: Apply ice packs for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. You may need to wear a foam neck collar, for comfort. See an orthopedic cervical spine specialist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the tests for neck injury?

Hard to say: It depends on the examination and patient complaints. It could be anything from a simply xray to something more complex such as nerve conduction studies, an MRI or a myelogram. ...Read more

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How to support a neck injury when laying down?

How to support a neck injury when laying down?

Depends: This depends on the type of structures injured. Some people with a disc herniation may sleep sitting up in a recliner but if just arthritic or muscular in nature, then with just a small pillow supporting your head while on your side or on your back. ...Read more

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I have a penetrating neck injury. What should I do?

Go to emergency room: Put pressure on wound if bleeding. Hurry! ...Read more

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How to best support a neck injury while laying down?

If just talking : About a strain or muscular injury, a small flat pillow should be enough. Sometimes, a soft cervical collar for a short period of time can help as well. These are more for comfort. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: neck injury?

A stress or force : Applied to the neck or cervical region that overcomes the strength of the neck's structures resulting in damage to those structures ranging from muscles, ligaments, joints, discs, bones or nerve tissue. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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Neck Trauma (Definition)

The chiropractors often refer to whiplash but any type of injury could be termed neck trauma, from soft tissue, ruptured disc, vertebral fracture ...Read more