Articles about neck pain


Cervical Radiculopathy Symptoms

Last updated: 08/28/2020

Cervical radiculopathy symptoms typically include pain, weakness, or numbness in the areas served by the affected nerve. Pain can be felt in one area only, like the shoulder, or...

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How Cervical Radiculopathy Causes Pain, Numbness, and Weakness

Last updated: 08/28/2020

The term cervical radiculopathy refers to pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling caused by the irritation of a nerve in your cervical spine (neck). Our video walk-through can...

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How to Take Charge of Your Chronic Pain

Last updated: 08/27/2020

The first step in coping with chronic back pain or neck pain is to get a comprehensive medical evaluation and an accurate diagnosis. Pain is often a warning sign that something...

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Signs of a Herniated Disc in the Lumbar and Cervical Spine

Last updated: 08/27/2020

Herniated discs can cause a variety of different symptoms, but those symptoms can vary depending on where the disc herniation occurs in your spine. Below, we take a closer look...

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Artificial Disc for Cervical Disc Replacement

Last updated: 08/27/2020

The natural cervical intervertebral disc is an amazing mechanical structure from an engineering perspective. It has the ability to absorb a large compressive load while still...

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Yoga for Back Problems

Last updated: 08/27/2020

Yoga is an ancient practice developed in India almost 4,000 years ago. In the last decade yoga has become increasingly popular in the west, and currently, about 15 million...

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When Is a Stiff Neck Serious?

Last updated: 08/27/2020

A stiff neck can be annoying, but it is usually not cause for panic. In rare cases, however, it could signal the need for a prompt medical evaluation. This page contains some...

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Sciatica Exercises for a Herniated Disc Video

Last updated: 08/26/2020

This video accompanies the article: Exercise for Sciatica from a Herniated Disc. A herniated disc in the lumbar spine can irritate or compress a nerve root causing pain to...

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3 Techniques for Coping with Chronic Sciatica

Last updated: 08/26/2020

While no single treatment works for everyone, any of the following 3 techniques for coping with chronic sciatica may help you better manage your symptoms: As you likely know by...

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Myths about Causes of Back Pain and Back Problems

Last updated: 08/23/2020

Fact: The spine and its surrounding muscles, tendons and ligaments comprise a well-designed structure that’s incredibly strong, flexible and supportive. To help maintain the...

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