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A 25-year-old female asked:

Question about the treatment of vertigo due to cervical spine?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
Definitely make sure: All other causes have been checked as the issue of this related to the cervical spine is by excluding all other causes including any issues with the vertebral arteries in the cervical spine. It is controversial as to this symptom otherwise being related to cervical spine problems mostly with a diagnosis of whiplash which in that case is probably more related to brain etiology as that was jostled!
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Many causes: The causes of cervical vertigo may be; cervical cord compression, vascular compression in the neck area. Abnormal sensory input from neck proprioceptors. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak. So the treatment depends on the cause.

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A 44-year-old female asked:

What are the treatment for reversed cervical spine?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 41 years experience
By itself , there is: Nothing to worry about. It can be just related to degenerative changes and you may have no neck related symptoms or it could be related to some cervical spinal stenosis which may or may not cause symptoms or it may reflect muscle spasm due to a neck strain or disc herniation which most resolve and the neck reverts to normal posture. So you would treat the cause if there are those symptoms.
Last updated Nov 28, 2017


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