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Yes. This most often happens when a nerve in the neck is compressed or irritated where it branches off from the spinal cord, creating a pain that radiates into the shoulder and/or the arm. In most cases, this pinched nerve condition, often called cervical radiculopathy, is caused by wear and tear as we age. Pain […]

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In Western Culture, long necks are seen as desirable. Are some necks actually longer than others? The answer is yes and no. The length of a person’s neck is primarily determined by the individual’s anatomical structure and genetic factors. The neck’s length is mainly determined by the number and size of the vertebrae, the bones […]

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A pinched nerve is what happens when surrounding tissues put pressure on nerve roots, causing pain, numbness and tingling in different areas of the body, most commonly in the neck, upper middle back, or lower back. While a pinched nerve can be painful, it’s usually treatable with rest, over-the-counter medication and stretching. Most often, people […]

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Can My Neck Pain Be Caused By Stress?

March 29th, 2023 by itmc

When we are feeling stressed, our bodies can hold this tension in the neck and shoulder muscles, which can create pain. In fact, neck pain is one of the more common symptoms of stress. There are a variety of stretches you can do to help with this pain. Check out some options by going to […]

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When to See a Doctor for Whiplash

February 28th, 2023 by itmc

Can Whiplash from a Car Accident Cause Lasting Issues? Whiplash is often a minor concern, with some soreness or stiffness that eventually goes away. But there can be longer-term issues that can cause serious problems. While many people recover from whiplash within days or weeks, there are those chronic problems that might go on for […]

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“Tech Neck Syndrome” is a term that has become more common in recent years to describe the soreness and pain that some people experience from spending a lot of time hunched over a computer screen or tablet. Sometimes it is also referred to as “text neck.” It’s not the computer that’s the true source of […]

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7 Causes of Neck Pain

September 9th, 2022 by Lauren

Understanding the cause of your neck pain can help you and your doctor treat it and potentially prevent it from recurring. However, there are many causes for neck pain. Here are a few. Overuse Injury An overuse injury is just as it sounds, a injury resulting from using something too much. In this case, neck […]

[Video] Neck Pain with Dr. Herzog

January 31st, 2022 by Lauren

Neck Pain, with Dr. Herzog See video transcript, below. Neck Pain Most patients who present with neck pain have short-lived symptoms. There may be an overuse component, especially in modern times with people working on computers for long hours, or using their phone, or texting. They’re typically overuse injuries thought to be related to muscle […]

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