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What can headache and neck pain mean?

What can headache and neck pain mean?

Headache from neck: Neck pain can comes from a number of disorders and diseases. Examples of common conditions producing neck pain are degenerative disc disease, neck strain, neck injury such as in whiplash. Associated symptoms are often result of nerves becoming pinched in the neck. For example, compressing the nerve of sensation to the back of the head, which comes out of the neck, causes headaches in back of head. ...Read more

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Dr. Craig Morton
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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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Why i get neck pain when i get headaches?

Could be tension: People with tension headaches can also experience neck pain. Also people with cervical arthritis and neck pain can experience headaches. But, it depends on the type of headache and type of neck pain and if there are other symptoms. Please be evaluated. Hope you feel better. ...Read more

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Lightheadness and headache and back neck pain?

Get examination: There are many caused and too many to speculate . Need examination . Problem could be ligament injury from minor or major accident. Could be neurotranmitter imbalamce. ...Read more

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How can you relieve some neck pain and headache?

How can you relieve some neck pain and headache?

McKenzie Exercises: Pt for back and neck conditions involve stretching, strengthening, and some range of motion. These exercises start very gently, and then are progressed by a certified pt based upon patient response. All patients are different, so the exact exercises differ as does the progress. Use of heat, rubs, electrical devices and ultrasound is not a long-term answer. No pain no gain to a point. ...Read more

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I'm having neck pain and headaches, need some advice?

Cervicogenic HA: Cervicogenic headache is one of the most unusual headaches because the pain truly isn’t in the head. Cervicogenic headache is referred pain perceived in the head from a source in the neck. Treatments include blocks, physical therapy, Botox injections, and medications. Physical therapy and breathing exercises produce the best results. See pain management specialist for the actual source of the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do for a headache accompanied by neck pain?

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Headaches: Some patient might experience headache with neck pain. You can try stretching exercise, heat or ice packs first. You also can try over the counter medication like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. If your headache and neck pain are not improved with these treatment, i recommend you seeking help from a doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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I get painful headaches thatthat along with neck pain ?

Cervicogenic: Some types of headaches can be associated with muscle spasms from the neck, known as cervicogenic headaches. However, best to see your dr to make sure you don't have headaches for other reasons. And to have your neck pain checked also. ...Read more

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What to do if there is right side neck pain and headaches?

What to do if there is right side neck pain and headaches?

Neck arthritis: There are several joints and intervertebral discs in the neck. These can wear out over time leading to pain. Degeneration of the joints or discs can cause neck pain, headaches, and shoulder pain. See your physician if these symptoms last greater than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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I'm having right side neck pain and headaches, please help?

Neck pain: Neck pain can cause headache is usually structural and can be treated conservatively with ice and heat, manipulation and massage can help and otc meds. If pain persists see you dr. ...Read more

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What could it be if everytime i have headache, its accompanied with neck pain?

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What could it be if everytime i have headache, its accompanied with neck pain?

See your PCP: Any headache must be viewed as a valid medical disorder and the headache assessment must be comprehensive. Cervicalgia is not exception. See your PCP for headache evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment options. ...Read more

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What to do if I have been waking up with neck pain and headaches for the last few weeks.?

Evaluate Pillow: If you wake up with headaches and neck pain, it could be the pillow you are sleeping on or position while you are sleeping. Try a neutral position for your neck, not one that places your neck in extension too much. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if I have been waking up with neck pain and headaches for the last few weeks.?

What do you suggest if I have been waking up with neck pain and headaches for the last few weeks.?

Change your position: Cervical strain while asleep is common, which is why cervical pillows have been widely employed. Mattress &pillow softness may also result in "adjustment" musculoskeletal disorders, a review of the headache location &a simple physical exam after a thorough history review is the place to start. Chiropractic adjustment may also be useful, but see your pcp first. ...Read more

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Left side neck pain that causes headaches and has been going on for over a couple of months. What could be the cause of this?

Left side neck pain that causes headaches and has been going on for over a couple of months. What could be the cause of this?

Cervical Headaches: Cervical headaches are commonly caused by nerve compression (spinal stenosis) in the neck. The cervical nerve can be pinched by disc herniations which travel to the muscles in the back of the neck and cause headaches. This can be confirmed with a cervical MRI ...Read more

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Can upper back and neck pain cause headaches?

Can upper back and neck pain cause headaches?

Neck pain headache: There is a condition called cervicogenic headaches that arises from neck pain. It is most likely referred pain from the upper cervical facets. The headaches typically start back of the head and radiate forward to temple or eyes. If conservative care like pain meds and therapies do not work, you can get facet blocks. Last option is to have cervical fusion surgery. ...Read more

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How do I treat frequent headaches and neck pain?

Several ways: Headaches in the back of the head with neck pain can be due to a variety of issues including sprains, underlying neck arthritis, neck instability and disc herniations particularly in upper disc levels. Treatment can include time, activity modification, local heat applications, physical therapy, medication and when indicated- pain management procedures and if symptoms persist , even surgery. ...Read more

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How should I treat frequent headaches and neck pain?

How should I treat frequent headaches and neck pain?

Neck pain treatment: Chronic neck pain without an underlying surgical cause is difficult to treat. Seek the advice of a spine specialist (surgeon or physiatrist) to make sure all reversible causes of the neck pain have been evaluated and treated. If they have then the mainstays of treatment are strengthening, stretching and rarely chronic pain medications. Other treatments can be chiropractor and acupuncture. ...Read more

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Can back of the neck pain cause headache and dizziness?

Migraine?: Migraine headache can have symptoms of dizziness, vertigo, neck pain, problems with light or sound, and aura. The neck pain may not cause for headache but the headache may be a cause of the neck pain. ...Read more

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Which is now the top pillow for neck-pain and headaches?

A cervical pillow: It really depends on the way you sleep (back, side or abdomen). A cervical pillow is the one especially designed for your symptoms. ...Read more

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Doctors can you tell me why does neck pain cause headaches?

Doctors can you tell me why does neck pain cause headaches?

Neck pain/headaches: Neck pain is usually muscular in origin, although there may be an underlying cause that starts the muscle pain. Anyway, the posterior neck muscles attach to the skull and so you can feel the pain in the back of the head. Additionally, the frontalis muscle also gets irritated and can cause frontal headaches associated with neck issues. See neurologist to make sure you do not have some other issue. ...Read more