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Bought Over Door Cervical Traction Kit for disc bulge. Should I face towards or away from door? At physio centre, I face away, but not same device.
Cervical traction: Most home devices come with instructions or a schematic . If not there look for a phone # or email so u can ask . There r differences based on design so u need to be precise and obtain the details ...Read more
Can hair dressers and massage therapists give head neck shoulder massages around swollen lymph nodes?
Yes: That is very ok as long as u enjoy it to your full satishfaction. ...Read more
D.O.s do adjustments: Doctors of osteopathic medicine, or D.O.S, are trained to diagnose and treat musculoskeletal issues such as neck and back pain with omt(osteopathic manipulative treatment). Omt provides many options for treating diverse medical conditions and is similar to chiropractic in some ways, but also unique and can vary depending on the physician. Dos also have equivalent education and training to mds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Elbow pain: Are you able to fully bend & straighten elbow joint? Can you turn hand palm down & back? May have dislocated elbow or broken radius/ulna/humerus or merely strained ligaments. Best to have joint examined & x-rayed (emergencyroom) so appropriate treatment can be given. Motrin/aleve/etc (if you can take them) may take edge off pain. Ice for swelling. Sling or splint for support until seen by doc. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
C5-6 Disc bulge. Should I do flexion or extension with Over Door Cervical Traction device? Face door-flexion. Face away- Extension.
I landed on my neck doing a backflip (neck bent backwards). First day, trouble rotating neck. Then, voice change, discomfort swall... not enough roo?
Need ENT visit now!: Need to have ENT exam as soon as possible to visualize voicebox. ...Read more
Best ways to alleviate tight shoulders, sore neck & headache caused by leaning over phone/computer too much (aka "text neck")?
Is it fibromyalgia? Neck pain- front & back near skull, shoulder, si joint,anxiety, worse when sleeping awkardly. chiro said tight muscles everywhere
Bad back to start-carried furniture now bend neck forward=severe middle spine pain.carried furniture?
Crunchy neck rolls+numb thumb and pointer.
Cervical spine.: Two thoughts. (1) could be muscular strain from moving the furniture. (2) the numbness in the fingers makes me think there may be some cervical spine disc swelling from the effort. There are some medications which could help in either case, but you really need to be evaluated, maybe in an urgent care center perhaps. ...Read more
1.5 inch lymph node upper arm.Big Cluster maybe on lower neck cluster in armpit Bit bigger than pea by Adam's apple 1 inch back of neck? Not sick help
MD: Sounds like more than normal. See MD for exam to make sure. ...Read more
Off balance , neck issue on right side. Grind my teeth ..it aggravates right side of neck, tiny needle-like pain) from neck down to mid back near spine hurts too. Ideas ? MRI/MRa of head & neck fine
The muscles around lower back, neck, spine, shoulders, shoulder blades, & ribs hurt. Have tried PT/hot/cold/exercise/meds - no help. What should I do?
Consider Massage &PT: the first thing we need to figure out is why. We need to learn more about your spine, do an exam, get xrays and learn more about your work, sports and trauma if any. Many people see a Chiropractor or sports medicine doc who will do an exam and get imaging. If massage, stretching and exercise dont help a formal course of Physical therapy may be appropriate. If all this fails an MRI is indicated. ...Read more
If i shrug my traps up to my neck the bones in my levator scapulae/traps crack? Could this be my neck, upper ribs, clavicle, or anything else? Tmj
Could a shoulder that grates, pops nr the clavicle cause neck & face pain inc teeth. Pops like a rubber ball is in clavicle & gets squashed until pops?
Getting up from laying back on couch , using arm to get up .tilted head a bit & heard something crack in right side base of neck in bk of head. Idea?
At age 24: your cartilages in your cervical spine (neck) are PLIABLE and can "snap" when you move suddenly or change your position rapidly! (Same mechanism as "cracking" your knuckles!!) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Neck cracks when I turn head any direction. Forehead tingling. 1.8 cm slip of L5-S1. Pain across lower abs below bully button. Related? Arthritis?
?herniated disc: You have a herniated lumbar disc or a subluxation of L5 onS1. Both will cause back and leg pain and perhaps numbness and tingling of the legs. It can also radiate pain anteriorally across the belly. Your neck pain sounds like spinal arthritis, involving the facet joints that pop and crack when you turn your neck. Two separate diseases, lumbar discogenic pain and cervical facet arthrosis. ...Read more
How long do neck nodes stay enlarged? Small movable jelly balls on side neck and near clavicle. All drs I've seen give me diff answers(ent, gp)no illne
nodes: Nodes can be enlarged due to a variety of different conditions. The most common being a reaction to infection. Most of these resolve on there own in a short time. If they persist after antibiotics i would suggest a fine needle aspiration (fna) to gather cells that can be examined by a pathologist. Better to be safe than sorry. ...Read more
Conditioning: This sounds muscular and condiitoning can be helpful. This is a painful condition and this sounds like fibromyalgia with widespread chronic pain; tender muscular - myofascial pain sites, poor exercise, poor sleep and poor stresscontrol can be part of the picture. Improving muscle tone and exercise is a key as well as control of the other issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer