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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: Normally the cervical spine (neck) has a slight curve. An x-ray that shows a straight neck could be a sign of muscle spasm or correction for poor pos ... Read More

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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
I am sure someone: Will be willing to!
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Guy
37 years experience in Pain Management
Back, neck pain: With you normal X-rays, I would recommend a stretching program....yoga poses can be of value if done routinely on a daily basis.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ken Yonemura
36 years experience in Neurosurgery
Cervical Scoliosis: The alignment of the spine can vary from person to person and without looking at your entire spine, it would be impossible to know if your cervical al ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No: It may show part if the neck but technically is a shoulder x-ray , not neck. If radiologist finds an incidental finding on the neck, then clinical cor ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Did it hurt?: Pulling is not necessarily bad. Try stretching exercises. You might also try a heating pad.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Good Technique: You can't shield the thyroid if you want to image the cervical spine or the soft tissues of the neck. Classical ways to minimize radiation dose are to ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Neck Pain: The straightened curvature in your neck on X-ray is a sign of pain and muscle spasm. You may be helped with a soft neck collar to relieve some of the ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Heath
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Cervical conditions: This may represent a cervical disc problem, especially if you've had prior neck trauma (?Mva). A cervical MRI will confirm this. Nerve compression i ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steve Mora
24 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Bone age: Accurate bone age is determined by looking at a left hand X-ray and comparing the findings to a bone age atlas. You can also determine if there is any ... Read More
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