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i went to the chiro yesterday and had a neck adjustment done and right after and now the top of my head is in phy pain not headache is this normal?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Not wise: Chiropractors deliver a deep, thrusting massage which can be dangerous for the back. The thoracic and lumbar spines can usually handle this but the neck is too fragile and has too many components to ever allow this to be done. If you have new pain or dysfunction after neck manipulation from a chiropractor, you should see an emergency room or neurologist right away.
Answered on Mar 4, 2017
Dr. Erik Borncamp
25 years experience Wound care
Why would you go?: Are you havin pain? Musculoskeletal problems can give you neck pain (strain, joints, arthritis, pinched nerve). A disc bulge can be minor or serious. Why would you go to a chiro ? Best to see an md who can help you isolate the cause and arrive at a solution. In the mean time, stretch, heat, relaxation may help. Ask yourself...is the 'adjustment doing anything for you ???
Answered on May 12, 2017

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