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Help For Neck Pain
Reduce the cooling : If the cold air makes your neck hurt turn the ac down or out. ...Read more
It helps muscle pain: Muscerol is a combination medicine that contains paracetamol 450mg, orphenadrine citrate 35mg, caffeine 15mg per tab. That combination gives some pain relief and muscle relaxation that will reduce discomfort and crampiness of the muscles involved. So, if your neck is painful due to tension or other muscle strains; stretching, heat ; cold, massage, traction etc of the neck all may help also. ...Read more
Doubtful: I have not seen any well-controlled clinical trials that it helps. Many, many commercial products out there have great-sounding health claims in their marketing materials with no actual solid research. Buyer beware... James dillard, md. ...Read more
Alignment: Proper alignment improves function of anything - living or not. the nerves that surround all of our organs and structures are sensitive to it and try to tell us when it's off. Pain is often the way the communicate. ...Read more
Natural Treatment: Most neck pain is musculoskeletal (from the muscles and joints) and can best be treated with stretching, strengthening and avoiding poor posture or repetitive stress. Additionally, you should remain well hydrated and maintain good nutrition. Exercise programs such as yoga and pilates may be helpful. Massage, acupuncture and chiropractor treatments can be used as well. ...Read more
Spine nerve irritate: You can be having muscle spasms due to spinal nerve root irritation. If you have superficial muscle spasms, you can be helped usually by massage or hot packs. Massage that is helpful is usually enjoyable. If the massage causes you pain and is unpleasant, the massage is teasing the deep muscle spasms to go more into spasm instead of releasing it. In that situation, you usually have tight muscle. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All connected: You have neck pain. You hope lumbar support may have a benefit. Think of the spine as a tube from your hips to the head. Gravity is constantly pulling down. The stronger your muscles and alignment the better youll feel and decrease pain. Lumbar and abdominal muscles make up the tube. Proper posture is key ...Read more
Is going to a chiropractor for adjustments dangerous? My chiro days he dies gentle adjustments but I read u can risk stroke, the treatments have helped my neck pain greatly though
No: Chiropractic medical treatment can be very beneficial. It is very effective in conservative treatment of facet sydrome. Studies have shown that short term treatment to as effective & in some cases more effective than physical therapy for back pain. If there is disc herniation with compression of a nerve root, then adjustments may be counter intuitive. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have an office job so I have to look at a computer for 8 hrs a day. Can you tell me how I can help my neck pain and dizziness. theses related?
Ergonomics: It is very important for people who work for long periods of time on a computer or doing repetitive tasks have an ergonomic work station. Proper alignment is essential for injury prevention. Additionally, intermittent breaks for walking and stretching should be employed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I had an operation 2 1/2 weeks ago and am on Xarelto. I would like to take 1 x 250 mg Naproxen each night to help with neck pain. Would it be safe?
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