Articles about neck pain


Rechargeable Spinal Cord Stimulators for Chronic Pain

Last updated: 08/23/2020

Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is increasingly being used for hard-to-treat chronic pain. This treatment typically involves implanting a small device underneath the skin in the...

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Daily Exercises and Stretches to Prevent Neck Pain

Last updated: 08/23/2020

Poor posture is a common cause of recurring neck pain and stiffness. In most cases, daily neck stretches and exercises are recommended to improve posture and reduce the risk of...

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3 Ways Interventional Pain Specialists Help with Spine Care

Last updated: 08/23/2020

Providing successful care for the spine takes a talented team of health providers working in concert with the patient. In cases that involve chronic pain, it may be beneficial...

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Neck Pain from Eagle Syndrome

Last updated: 08/23/2020

When the skull’s styloid process—the pointy bone below the ear—becomes elongated in a manner that pushes against a nerve or blood vessel, it can result in Eagle syndrome. Common...

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Text Neck Treatment and Prevention

Last updated: 08/14/2020

The strategies on this page for treating and/or preventing neck pain while using smartphones also apply to tablets, e-readers, and other handheld devices. In general, finding...

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Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease

Last updated: 08/14/2020

Cervical degenerative disc disease is a common cause of neck pain and radiating arm pain. It develops when one or more of the cushioning discs in the cervical spine starts to...

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