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Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Neck pain is an extremely common complaint; some of it is caused by the standard wear-and-tear of aging, but many people can actually prevent it from occurring by making a few simple changes.   You have probably heard the warnings about how your office posture is affecting your neck and back. Well, they’re true. Spending 8 hours hunched over a computer or a stack of paper strains the neck by forcing it to hold up the head, which…

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Sleeping and Neck Pain

Sleeping and Neck Pain

(ĐTĐ) – Many times when you’re in pain, you just want to go to sleep. But for a lot of people, sleep may be causing their pain – one common source of neck pain is poor sleeping posture.   You probably don’t think of sleep as active enough to strain your neck, but if you are sleeping at an awkward angle for long periods of time, which tends to happen over the eight hours you’re (supposed to be) sleeping every…

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Cervical Spondylosis And Radiculopathy

Cervical Spondylosis And Radiculopathy

(ĐTĐ) – Although medical terms that might confuse many people, cervical spondylosis and radiculopathy have a common link with one another. Understanding one (cervical spondylosis) is needed to understand how the other (radiculopathy) works within contexts involving the former. That’s mainly because cervical spondylosis often plays a role in causing radiculopathy in people. In this article, let’s take a closer look at the relationship between cervical spondylosis and radiculopathy.   Understanding cervical spondylosis Spondylosis is a generalized term referring to…

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Neck Pain from a Herniated Disk

Neck Pain from a Herniated Disk

(ĐTĐ) – The vertebrae of your spinal column are separated by cushiony disks, which absorb shock and allow for movement and flexibility in the spine. Sometimes these disks rupture or slip and bulge out where they shouldn’t, which is known as a slipped, ruptured, or herniated disk; when it occurs in the vertebrae of the neck, it’s called cervical disk herniation.   When a disk bursts or otherwise moves out of place, it can cause pain and other complications, and…

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A Neck Pain: Stress

A Neck Pain: Stress

(ĐTĐ) – Stress has become an unfortunately commonplace part of life for many people, so much so that we forget how damaging it can be on the body. Aside from the emotional and mental toll it takes, stress can have negative physical effects as well, from fatigue to bodily pain. Neck pain is one of those physical symptoms of stress.   Stress is part of our ingrained fight-or-flight response, flooding our system with adrenaline and causing our muscles to tense…

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