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Patient's guide to cervical spine surgery. by SpineSurgery Posted Mon 22 Oct 2012 4:59am Let’s get back to normal. Most patients that undergo cervical spine surgery can expect great results and return back to daily activities soon after their surgery. Cervical spine surgery is a procedure to correct cervical vertebrae and cervical spine problems. Symptoms that a patient may experience to indicate that surgery is needed may ... Read on »
Paucis Verbis card: Cervical spine imaging by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 10 Dec 2010 12:00am There is constant debate on whether to image the cervical spine of blunt trauma patients. Fortunately, there are two clinical decision tools available to help you with your evidence-based practice. The NEXUS and Canadian C-spine Rules (CCR) are both validated studies which both quote a high sensitivity (over 99%) in detecting clinical ... Read on »
Clearing the cervical spine in the unconscious patient by David Smith, MD Posted Mon 05 Oct 2009 10:03pm It is Saturday night and yet again there comes another trauma patient in a hard collar to the OR.   Is the c-spine cleared?   The discussion goes on but what does that phrase mean to “clear the c-spine”?   The article by Harrison and Cairns provides a succinct and up to date discussion of the issues relating to “clearing the c-spine.”   Key poi ... 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 »
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 »
Motion is Life- Especially in the Cervical Spine by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Thu 10 Feb 2011 12:00am They say: “Motion is Life.” This is because every joint in the body should be able to move. Movement allows for inflammation to dissipate out of a region. It allows for water, nutrients and oxygen to move into areas also. The spine is a series of joints between each vertebrae; that’s 24 spinal bones down to the sacrum and up to you ... Read on »
Functions of the Neck or Cervical Spine... by NAV Posted Sat 15 Dec 2012 8:11pm The cervical spine is responsible for supporting our head, for allowing mobility, and for providing a safe passage for nerves travelling up and down it. One of the important functions of the cervical spine is to support one of our most important features: our head. Our heads hold our brains, our eyes, our ears, and many other vital sensory fe ... Read on »
Relief for pain in the neck: arthritis and bone spurs in the cervical spine by Nav J. Patient ExpertHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 24 Jun 2008 7:07pm OurCervical Traction Neck Pillowis 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 EVER. I am ... Read on »
Cervical Spine Process & Restoration after Impact by SpineSurgery Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 4:37am   Racing time to get to work, you step on the gas pedal and speed up to 90 miles per hour passing every car in sight. You look over to see if you remembered to bring your job badge and when you turn back to the road… BANG! Confused and shocked from slamming into the wall, you close your eyes for a few seconds and to try to pull yourself togeth ... Read on »
Cervical Spine Decompression by Dr. Eben Davis Doctor of Chiropracty Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:33pm San Francisco Spinal Decompression Doctor Comments: Cervical disc degeneration can lead to cervical disc herniations,  which can lead to pinched nerves,  which can lead to neck surgery. Sure, not everyone with a bad neck ends up on the operating table...but many do. Does surgery help? Some surgeries do...some don't. Can surgery be rev ... Read on »