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The Causes of Severe Neck Pain Resulting from a Cervical Radiculopathy by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 10:27am Depending on the cervical nerve root that is affected in a radiculopathy, a patient will notice neck pain that radiates into a certain area, weakness in certain muscles, or other neurological deficits. What causes irritation or compression to the cervical nerve roots in the first place? Well there are three causes that I am going to discuss to ... Read on »
Stop Arthritis Neck Pain Dead In its Tracks by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 6:45pm Degeneration of joints in our spine can affect our neck, lower back, hips, knees, and many other parts. Arthritis in the cervical spinal joints can cause neck pain, stiff neck, decreased range of motion, inflammation of the joints and not being able to do certain activities. Degeneration in the neck joints can create changes in the bone, pressu ... Read on »
X-ray shows Degeneration in My Neck? What are My treatment options? by NAV Posted Sat 05 May 2012 3:09pm About one to two times a week, I am asked this question by our customers and our patients. My cervical spine x-ray shows degeneration at level C4/C5 (or another level), what are my treatment options? What products do you recommend? In most cases the patient has already seen their primary care physician and have been recommended some kin ... Read on »
How to Limit the Degeneration in your Neck and other Joints by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:00pm Degenerative Joint disease or DJD is the most common form of arthiritis in the neck. In fact the most common located for degenerative disc disease to occur is in the lower cervical spine at the C5, C6 level. Not only are there changes to the bones themselves (for example, the appearance of osteophytes), but there can be decrease in disc height. I ... Read on »
How to Limit the Degeneration in your Neck and other Joints by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Nov 2009 12:00am Degenerative Joint disease or DJD is the most common form of arthiritis in the neck. In fact the most common located for degenerative disc disease to occur is in the lower cervical spine at the C5, C6 level. Not only are there changes to the bones themselves (for example, the appearance of osteophytes), but there can be decrease in dis ... Read on »
Why does my shoulder hurt? by Garth M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Oct 2013 4:30am The aim of this piece is to summarise my understanding of why things hurt and specifically, why the shoulder hurts. Obviously this is one monstrously huge topic and it is beyond the scope of a short blog piece to describe everything in minute detail. It is important to bear in mind that this is just one person’s opinion, and although I have t ... Read on »
The Top 10 Ways to Improve Your Neck Posture & Get Rid of Neck Pain by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 21 Aug 2009 10:20pm 1. Design your workstation to be ergonomically correct. Check the distance and angle of your computer screen, the height of your chair, your keyboard, and how your arms rest on your chair. Little adjustments can make a big difference in how you feel at the end of the day. For example, the top of your computer monitor should be at the level of ... Read on »
Treating Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Cervical Spine Naturally by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 12 Mar 2009 3:42pm If you have been diagnosed with arthritis in the cervical spine, your Dr probably has put you on medications. What are some natural ways you can treat this condition of the cervical spine? If your suffer from arthritis such osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis you may suffer from stiffness, joint pain, tenderness and swelling. Fingers, ... Read on »
Relief for pain in the neck: arthritis and bone spurs in the cervical spine by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:40pm Our Cervical Traction Neck Pillow is our most popular neck pillow for neck pain, numbness and tingling into the upper extremity, stiff neck, degenerative disc, and loss of cervical lordosis. Today we received this email from a very satisfied customer who also ordered a neck pillow for her sister in law: "Thank you for the best pillow ... Read on »
Soccer causes degenerative changes in the cervical spine by Carol Grant Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 8:19am As much fun as soccer is, a 2004 study has shown that degenerative changes occur in players. The authors state that scoring, defending and passng the ball with the head, while an integral part of the game, can cause chronic degenerative changes which are common, The cervical spine absorbs a significant amount of force when heading the so ... Read on »