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Could neck pain be posture related?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Neck pain

Yes - bad posture is well know to cause aches and pains.
Good posture minimizes this.

In brief: Neck pain

Yes - bad posture is well know to cause aches and pains.
Good posture minimizes this.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Without a history of trauma, neck pain can be caused to poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck.
Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders.

In brief: Maybe

Without a history of trauma, neck pain can be caused to poor posture, a bad disc in the spine, or an irritated nerve in the neck.
Try placing a lumbar support behind your lower back when sitting to help straighten your shoulders.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Udit Patel
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: Postural Pains

Yes, it is possible that bad posture can lead to neck pain however it would be best to obtain a proper history, physical exam and order any necessary imaging (x-ray or mri) before a proper diagnosis can be made with an appropriate treatment plan to follow.

In brief: Postural Pains

Yes, it is possible that bad posture can lead to neck pain however it would be best to obtain a proper history, physical exam and order any necessary imaging (x-ray or mri) before a proper diagnosis can be made with an appropriate treatment plan to follow.
Dr. Udit Patel
Dr. Udit Patel
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, it could be

Not unique to have cervical strains from persistent unusual postures at work or home.
Typically will depart after OTC analgesic agents and a few days of rest, but if persistent, physical therapy may help.

In brief: Yes, it could be

Not unique to have cervical strains from persistent unusual postures at work or home.
Typically will depart after OTC analgesic agents and a few days of rest, but if persistent, physical therapy may help.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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