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A 27-year-old female asked:

2017, i woke up with a crick in my neck. after 3 months of pain, i saw a chiropractor. x-ray = normal. chiro. eased my symptoms short-term. now i get headaches from neck pain/tension, starting at base of my skull then behind my eye. thoughts?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can examine: A chiropractor is not a medical doctor. It is better to see a physiatrist (also known as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctor) or see an Orthopedic Spine doctor. Always have a primary care doctor to check for general problems, and he or she can refer to the other specialists. After seeing the doctors, Physical Therapy may offer some help, depending on what the diagnosis is.
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