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straightened cervical curvature

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Parkhill Hand
20 years experience Radiology
Probably nothing: The cervical spine is normally slightly curved. Straightening is usually due to positioning, but can also be seen with muscle spasm or with ligamentou ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Khoury
22 years experience Radiology
Hi, : Hi, what are your concerns/specific questions? These results discribed are disk disease/degenerative changes, there is nothing described to tell of h ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I : I recommend consultation with qualified spine surgeon to determine if your cervical disk disease is causing symptomatic spinal cord or nerve root comp ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Go to websites like : Spineuniverse.Com or spinehealth.Com for exercise suggestions or just do simple stretches while in a hot shower to relieve neck symptoms without conce ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
20 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Indirectly: We see the reversal when the muscles are in spasm and the neck is in pain. When the pain goes away and the muscles relax their guarding we see a retur ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Spasm: Yes. Try stretching and heat. Physical therapy and chiropractic care can often be beneficial as well.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Curvature of neck. : Yes if it is not a "fixed" deformity. Physical therapy is directed a posture principles and range of motion improvement of your neck and shoulders. Th ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Stone
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Yes: Physical therapy can help to reverse the curvature of your cervical spine. After the initial evulation the therapist will be able to determine your r ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: As an example, family history of early degenerative arthritis, type of activity that you engage in and trauma. Please see you family physician.
A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
42 years experience Neurology
Cervical spine.: Normal cervical spine has a forward curvature (lordosis). Reversal of cervical lordosis usually means cervical muscle spasm. It may lead to pain with ... Read More

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