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What does arthritis in the neck feel like?

What does arthritis in the neck feel like?

Possibly painful: Neck arthritis is most commonly asymptomatic. However, when painful, the pain can be felt in the neck, shoulders, and upper back. Other symptoms could include limited range-of-motion, leg weakness, balance problems, and arm pain or numbness. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more


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What does psoriatic arthritis in the neck feel like usually?

What does psoriatic arthritis in the neck feel like usually?

Achy: Achy pain with and without movement that produces stiffness in themorning and gradually improves overseveral hours. It is not visible on xray or normal lab tests but has been detected by mri, although that test is overused, most ofthe time. ...Read more

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Neck arthritus feels like i'm slouching what can I do?

Neck arthritus feels like i'm slouching what can I do?

Get a Diagnosis: The he first step in treating any problem is to know what the problem is. If your arthritis is osteoarthritis or disk disease the main treatment would be physical therapy. There are other types of arthritis which affect the spine and other diseases which could affect someone your age. These may require separate treatments. The first step is to see your doctor and get a definite answer. ...Read more

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Is neck arthritus treatable?

Is neck arthritus treatable?

No treatment needed: If it is not bothering you. When symptomatic, see a spinal specialist, to initiate conservative management, which will be likely all that will be needed to properly control symptoms related to this. ...Read more

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Is neck arthritus life threatening?

Is neck arthritus life threatening?

No: Can cause pain and stiffness. Can cause headaches and spasm. Can cause burning and numbness. Can even cause leg and arm problems. . If it is so severe can cause neurologic deficits. But it is not life threatening. ...Read more

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Can u use heat teraphy for neck artheritis?

Yes: Heat is useful for arthritis among other treatments including antiinflammatories, rest, support, therapy, ice, accupuncture, cortisone injections. ...Read more

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What is severe neck arthritus, and how to treat it?

What is severe neck arthritus, and how to treat it?

Medical evaluation.: If you are not already having this treated by your physician - or a specialist this is important. You can ask your physician about incorporating acupuncture into your treatment plan. It will not cure arthritis but it can help to reduce pain & inflammation. Take care. ...Read more

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I have severe neck arthritus can I still weight train?

I have severe neck arthritus can I still weight train?

Maybe: If your neck arthritis is osteoarthritis and/ or degenerative disk disease you can use weights. This should be very light weights with increased reputations. Isometric and range of motion exercise can also help your arthritis. If it is another type of arthritis the answer may be different. You should check with your doctor or ask again for specific disease. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

That term is not really a specific diagnosis, but rather somewhat of a general term. The medical term is arthralgias, which implies pain in multiple joint possibly coming from a single cause. Don't hesitate to be seen and evaluated for ...Read more