Baton Rouge, LA
A 22-year-old male asked:

Yesterday while getting a cape put on for a haircut, it was accidentally yanked too hard around my neck causing pain before i sat neck is sore today. could that force cause a cervical spine fracture?i have health anxiety also.

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Health Anxiety: It is unlikely that the force of having a cape yanked would be sufficient to fracture one of your cervical vertebrae.
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