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Would a neck brace help with my nrvk pain?

Would a neck brace help with my nrvk pain?

No way to tell: Without knowing what is causing your neck pain i could not answer that. ...Read more

Dr. Janice Alexander
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more


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How can I sleep with a Miami J neck brace applied?

How can I sleep with a Miami J neck brace applied?

SPINAL COLLAR: Review website for proper sizing and fitting on www.spinalcollar.com. Discuss with your doctor appropriate pain control and use of low dose ambien/lunesta/rozerem ...Read more

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I got a herniated or bulged cervical neck disc. How long does it to heal with a neck brace on?

I got a herniated or bulged cervical neck disc. How long does it to heal with a neck brace on?

6 to 10 weeks: The majority heal with conservative care. On average, if it is going to heal on it's own, it will do so in 6-10 weeks. Check out spine-health.Com. Good luck. ...Read more

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I've got neck problems and sleep in a neck brace. I am looking for a new brace. Any suggestions?

I've got neck problems and sleep in a neck brace. I am looking for a new brace. Any suggestions?

Why?: see if you really need one?--go to a new MD/DO and see if still necessary.... if so then ask what they'd recommend or refer you to... most people save for traumatic situations don't need neck braces.... ...Read more

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What kind of neck brace can I use for my craniocervical instability when I also have TMJ problems?

What kind of neck brace can I use for my craniocervical instability when I also have TMJ problems?

Confirm diagnosis : CCI is a serious condition of hereditary or traumatic origin such as a serious auto collision. While I have no expertise with CCI, I have spent 45 years treating TMJ and can tell you that any kind of cervical brace will make your TMJ much worse. If your CCI was diagnosed by a chiropractor, have the condition confirmed by an Orthopaedist. If (s)he does not concur, seek treatment for your TMJ. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a herniated or bulged cervical neck disc. How long does it to heal with a neck brace on?

What to do if I have a herniated or bulged cervical neck disc. How long does it to heal with a neck brace on?

Herniated disc: The pain from a herniated disc in the neck will improve with anti-inflammatory medication, muscle relaxers, neck exercises, and physical therapy. Cervical traction can reduce the radiating arm pain. Cortisone injections and nerve blocks can reduce neck and arm pain also. A neck brace reduces range of motion and often increases the pain. The pain should resolve within six weeks. See a neurosurgeon. ...Read more