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Best medications for chronic neck pain

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zachariah George
Neurosurgery 16 years experience
Depends on person: There is no best drug in general. People tend to like and benefit from various things. If your neck pain is very bothersome perhaps you should see a... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 19 years experience
Several: There are many medications and therapy programs for neck and back pain. Medication may include anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxers, and pain medicat... Read More
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Chronic neck and ba: The answer is it really depends on how severe and debilitating it is. If you are functional but have pain - therapy programs are the best. If its rest... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 32 years experience
Several: Treatment for neck pain/occipital headaches may include: physical therapy, massage, accupuncture, trigger point injections, chiropractic and occipital... Read More
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
OMM: What you are describing sounds like a cervicogenic headache. These often respond very well to osteopathic manipulation from the hands of a skilled phy... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 61 years experience
Unstable neck and ba: The neck and back pain is from instability associated with bad ligaments in the neck and back. The pancreatitis could be the back itself giving the pa... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
Neurosurgery 18 years experience
Cervical spine : Alot of things, muscle spasm, nerve compression, fascial irritation, instability. Be cautious about someone recommending surgery for neck pain alone.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Variable: It is not feasible to determine the cause of your neck pain based on provided information. But generically, could consider range of motion enhancemen... Read More
A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Neck Pian: You need to get seen and if there is no organic problem, i really think physical therapy is the best option. This sounds like a posture problem. Mas... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Betts
34 years experience
Neck pain: The most common is neck strain from either tension, poor support, poor positioning or injury. In your age group spondylosis or degenerative changes w... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Brooks
Neurosurgery 20 years experience
Neck pain treatment: Chronic neck pain without an underlying surgical cause is difficult to treat. Seek the advice of a spine specialist (surgeon or physiatrist) to make s... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Linville II
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progresse... Read More
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