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What eill relieve neck pain due to a herniated disc?

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Dr. Craig Morton
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Therapy/medication

Initially a short course of anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxers, and physical therapy can help.
Sometimes injections can be used to help decrease the pain and facilitate therapy. Surgery should be reserved as a last resort.

In brief: Therapy/medication

Initially a short course of anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxers, and physical therapy can help.
Sometimes injections can be used to help decrease the pain and facilitate therapy. Surgery should be reserved as a last resort.
Dr. Craig Morton
Dr. Craig Morton
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Depends

Depending on the severity of the pain and what has been tried, you could control your pain by anti-inflammatory meds, pain meds, opioid meds, physical therapy, cervical epidural steroid injection, fusion surgery or spinal cord stimulator. Neurosurgeon or pain management doctors can help you.

In brief: Depends

Depending on the severity of the pain and what has been tried, you could control your pain by anti-inflammatory meds, pain meds, opioid meds, physical therapy, cervical epidural steroid injection, fusion surgery or spinal cord stimulator. Neurosurgeon or pain management doctors can help you.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Several things can

First, time is the best "healer" with 90% getting better non op.
You can also consider: medication, traction, a soft cervical collar, actvity modification, exercises/physical therapy, possible epidural steroid injections and if no improvement, possibly surgery with a 90% success rate as well. If you smoke, stop as this is a real negative impact not only on your health, but on your spine.

In brief: Several things can

First, time is the best "healer" with 90% getting better non op.
You can also consider: medication, traction, a soft cervical collar, actvity modification, exercises/physical therapy, possible epidural steroid injections and if no improvement, possibly surgery with a 90% success rate as well. If you smoke, stop as this is a real negative impact not only on your health, but on your spine.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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