A 36-year-old female asked:
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rear end mva 19 yrs ago. cervical pain since. neck, back of head worst. chiro helps for a while, nothing else. mri shows bulge disk. no ins. help?

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Dr. Odell Still
29 years experience Family Medicine
Home Traction: After you get re-evaluated by someone with experience in spinal treatment, like an orthopedist or a good osteopathic gp, you might be a good candidate for home cervical traction. These units are simple to use after basic instruction, very cost effective, and can provide a great deal of relief from neck (and as a result, back) pain.Best of all, there is no issue of being "hooked" on pain meds!
Answered on Aug 4, 2015
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Dr. Benoy Benny
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Think-Cervical Facet: Disc bulge may be an incidental finding. Probably may be a contribution of the cervical facets. See a spine physiatrist, pain m.D or spine physician.
Answered on Feb 6, 2015
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