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A 43-year-old female asked:

Saw chiropractor who adjusted neck w/tool. neck became tight, sore. when move neck it will pop and then pain at base of skull to forehead. ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Neck pain s/p adjust: Would follow up w/ neurosurgeon. Any arm numbness tingling? Consider MRI/MRA to check for dissection, clot which are rare complication of neck adjustment. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/740848_2
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