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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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4 Risk Factors for Neck Pain

April 30th, 2021 by Lauren

A study looking at data through 2015 found that 15% of the US population suffered from neck pain. A group of Texas A&M researchers recently performed a study to better understand an individual’s risk factors for neck pain. Some factors seem obvious, some may be surprising. Work Related Risk Factors As might be expected, work […]

Can My Anxiety Cause Neck Pain?

March 19th, 2021 by Lauren

Sometimes it feels like we’re dealing with more stress and worry every day. Could all this anxiety cause neck pain?  Anxiety and Pain There are many studies showing the connection between neck pain and psychological symptoms such as stress, anxiety, and depression. In previous articles we’ve talked about the relationship between depression and chronic pain. […]

Whiplash – Symptoms and Treatments

February 12th, 2021 by Lauren

We’ve all heard the term, whiplash. It’s usually associated with a car accident. But what is a whiplash injury? What are the symptoms and how long do they last? Neck Anatomy The spine travels from the base of the skull down through the neck and back, all the way to the tailbone. This complicated structure […]

Is your upper back pain spine or muscle pain? Turns out, the answer’s not always straight forward. In this article we’ll look at the two types of pain and how they may be related. For the purposes of this article we’ll examine neck pain and muscle pain in the upper back and arms. Upper Back […]

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