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Straightening of the cervical lordosis. Lots of upper neck pain. Treatment?

Straightening of the cervical lordosis. Lots of upper neck pain. Treatment?

Eval by PM&R: Would be advisable to see a physiatrist. Would consider physical therapy, ice/heat pack, nsaid if no aspirin allergy, and hep program. Also, should be aware of posture and activities that could be worsening problem. So if picking heavy objects should avoid it. Also, consider ergonomic adjustment in work environment so that neck is in neutral position. Cervical pillow could also be bought. ...Read more

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Neck Pain (Definition)

Neck pain can be a symptom of many problems, infections, growths, cervical disk disease, fractures, vascular problems (some serious), heart issues, etc., etc. See your doctor for an exam and possible ...Read more


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I have chronic neck pain due to cervical radiculitis What treatments do you recommend?

I have chronic neck pain due to cervical radiculitis What treatments do you recommend?

Cervicalgia w/ rad: First..an MRI is needed to make sure you do not have spinal stenosis..something that can go on to have serious side effects if not surgically corrected. There are many causes of neck pain and the cause needs to be ascertained in order to treat properly. Muscle spasm responds well to PT, heat, stretching. Other structural defects needs to be addressed by a qualified nuero or orthopedic suregeon. ...Read more

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Went to a chiropractor today because I was having neck pain and said I have a reverse cervical curve. She wants to do a lot of treatments. Should I?

Went to a chiropractor today because I was having neck pain and said I have a reverse cervical curve. She wants to do a lot of treatments. Should I?

Second Opinion: is always a good thing when considering medical treatment. Your chiro may be honest and accurate but another pair of eyes is always helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Best treatment for neck pain ? With normal x.ray

Best treatment for neck pain ?
With normal x.ray

Posture: You may want to try applying moist heat to your neck 2-3 times per day and start a short course of anti-inflammatory such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Make sure you have a good lumbar support if you sit in a chair several hours per day. This will help with posture and will reduce stress on the neck. ...Read more

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I need a good treatment for neck pain after sleep?

I need a good treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Check this out: http://www.livestrong.com/article/557668-no-more-neck-pain/.

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Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Please name the treatment for neck pain after sleep?

Change Pillow: You should try different pillow that will keep your neck in a more comfortable and less irritated position when you sleep. This is very personal and depends on how you sleep. Try very flat, contour pillow, etc until you find the best one for you. This should help significantly. ...Read more

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Has anyone heard of or know someone that has gotten regenokine treatment for chronic neck pain resulting in headaches?

Has anyone heard of or know someone that has gotten regenokine treatment for chronic neck pain resulting in headaches?

Regenokine: Unfortunately in the us no- it originated in germany - most us patients cannot travel there for this. However I am sure there similar alternatives done in the us. Dr. Chris renna in texas is doing regenokine treatments. ...Read more

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Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Is mcu therapy effective for whiplash/neck pain treatment?

Depends on patient: Multi-cervical unit (mcu) can help some patients. It would be best that you are evaluated by a physician who can determine if you would be candidate for this type of treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for chronic neck pain & associated occipital headaches?

Several: Treatment for neck pain/occipital headaches may include: physical therapy, massage, accupuncture, trigger point injections, chiropractic and occipital nerve blocks. You may want to start with the least invasive treatments first. ...Read more

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Is the graston technique good for someone that has neck pain? What is the physical treatment for neck pain? Please help this is driving me crazy

Is the graston technique good for someone that has neck pain? What is the physical treatment for neck pain? Please help this is driving me crazy

Graston technique: Is great for muscle and myofascial pain. If you have pain simply from that, someone with graston experience can help a great deal. However, if it is from nerve irritation, arthritis or disc issues, then it will not help. The treatment for neck pain really depends on the pathology causing the pain. ...Read more

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I m suffering from sharp neck pain sine 5 days ...I m not able to move my head...What is the reason n treatment.

Severe neck pain: Sorry to hear this. Must consider: 1. Muscle strain 2. Muscle spasm 3. Disc abnormality (herniation, bulge, tear...) 4. Facet joint irritation (whiplash joint) probably time to see a doctor. Weakness, nausea, vomiting, fever, bowel or bladder changes would be very worrisome symptoms if you have those as well. ...Read more

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Can dix hallpike maneuver make vertigo worse? I had one treatment I feel worse. I think its neck related no one believes me I have horrid neck pain

Can dix hallpike maneuver make vertigo worse? I had one treatment I feel worse. I think its neck related no one believes me I have horrid neck pain

Maybe: Dix Hallpike maneuver done right is supposed to make vertigo better. It may potentially lead to a neck sprain so please visit your physician. It doesn't sound like your vertigo is worse. ...Read more

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My doc says my neck pain comes from uncovertebral hypertrophy. is it really bad prognosis? any special treatment plan? exercise? neck pain for 1.5 yrs

My doc says my neck pain comes from uncovertebral hypertrophy. is it really bad prognosis? any special treatment plan? exercise? neck pain for 1.5 yrs

Neck pain: it is very difficult to pin down exactly where neck pain comes from. To say it comes from uncovertebral hypertrophy at 29 is a stretch. I would recommend a good evaluation from a Rheumatologist. have you had an MRI? pain radiating into the arm suggest possibility of nerve root impingment. you clearly need more evaluation. ...Read more

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Is radiofrequency ablation safe for a 20 year old with chronic neck pain- have tried conservative treatment. ?

Radiofrequency: RF ablation for the nerves supplying the facet joint in the spine are very effective and can provide relief for more than a year at a time. The catch is that it has to be done by a properly trained physician who understands the fine skills that are required and can provide a safe treatment. You will need two diagnostic blocks which can basically prove that the pain is from those joints. ...Read more

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If my liver is between stage 2&3 from hep c & completed treatment should I take hydocodone for neck pain had decompression surgery on 4 5 6 disc ?

If my liver is between stage 2&3 from hep c & completed treatment should I take hydocodone for neck pain had decompression surgery on 4 5 6 disc ?

Talk to your doctor: Talk to your doctors before you take any medications. Hydrocodone is metabolized in the liver so this is not the drug of choice for you. Your doctor can help you with pain management. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more