cervical spine

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Cervical spine is the segment of spine found in the neck. Because damage to the cervical spine can cause paralysis of the arms, legs, and respiratory muscles, the cervical spine is often the first area protected in a suspected trauma situation.

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Painful cervical spine?

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Degenerative neck and back pain is akin to wrinkles in the skin. Age happens, and the alternative (bring aging to a grinding halt with death) is not appealing. Accept some aches and pain, use NSAID's/Tylenol to control, SalonPas Hot patches, strengthen the core, consider McKenzie PT (doc's Rx needed). If persistent, further evaluation. Should not be life altering under most circumstances.
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What's the cervical spine?

The neck

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The cervical spine is made up of the seven vertebrae below the skull. These seven vertebrae make up the bones of the neck.
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Cervical spine compression of nerve?

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Compression of spinal nerves can occur in the cervical spine from a disc herniation or bone spurs. Patients often present with arm pain, numbness, and or weakness. If you have these symptoms, I would seek medical attention.
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How to cure cervical spine fracture ?

Depends on the type

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of fracture. Could range from doing nothing, wearing a soft collar, wearing a hard collar, surgery. See your spine surgeon.
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What exactly is cervical spine cancer?

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Cancer is uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells in the body. This can occur in the cervical spine (neck). There are many types of cancer which can originate in the spine. However, most commonly, the abnormal cells originate outside the spine and then travel via blood vessels to other areas of the body including the spine. This is called metastasis.
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Can i run after cervical spine fusion?

Yes you can

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when you can start running will be when your surgeon clears you to start. Typically about 6 weeks is all it takes to get back to your usual activities. But this can be longer if you have a multilevel fusion. Ask your spine surgeon.
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Arterior cervical spine surgery at china?

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Not sure what you are asking? If they can do anterior cervical surgery in China? Probably, but why go on a trip for something maybe a local doctor you trust can perform locally and you will have access to him/her afterwards instead of having to fly back home? What is the proposed procedure for what pathology? Be careful and do no pay for services you haven't perhaps received yet....
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Dr. Myra L. Skluth answered:

Why would my cervical spine hurt so much?

Whiplash; weightlift

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A MVA causing a jolt fro behind can cause it. Heavy weight lifting can lead to cervical strain or can cause herniated disc. If you have tingling or numbness in arms, you need to consult MD right away.
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What is a straight cervical spine called?

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Its called altered cervical lordosis
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld answered:

How do you define cervical spine fracture?

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Cervical spine fractures are very unusual outside of very severe trauma. Cervical spine fractures can be seen with xrays or CT scans usually. They are a disruption of the normal bony anatomy and thus are similar to other fractures in the body.
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