4 doctors weighed in:
What to do about upper back and neck pain?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Osteopathic treatmnt
Most md's have you try physical therapy, heat, or exercises.
These are very generic, though, & are often hit-or-miss, since no real diagnosis of the cause is made.Thus treatment is very general & they just hope it works.Consider seeing an osteopathic dr who can perform a hands-on diagnostic exam, find the actual cause, & often treat it with excellent results right in the office-without weeks of pt.

In brief: Osteopathic treatmnt
Most md's have you try physical therapy, heat, or exercises.
These are very generic, though, & are often hit-or-miss, since no real diagnosis of the cause is made.Thus treatment is very general & they just hope it works.Consider seeing an osteopathic dr who can perform a hands-on diagnostic exam, find the actual cause, & often treat it with excellent results right in the office-without weeks of pt.
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: More info
Start conservatively.
Heat, gentle stretch, nsaids.

In brief: More info
Start conservatively.
Heat, gentle stretch, nsaids.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Thank
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