How Long to Wear a Cervical Collar: Everything You Need to Know

How Long to Wear a Cervical Collar: Everything You Need to Know
Most of us have suffered from neck pain at some or the other time in our lives. You may have been prescribed a cervical collar for your pain. 

Basically a cervical collar is worn around the neck to help support the head and spine. It is often used after a person has suffered a neck injury to keep the spine in alignment and reduce pain. How long you need to wear a cervical collar will vary depending on your situation and the cause of your neck pain. In this blog post, we will discuss everything you need to know about a cervical collar, including when you should keep it on .....
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Can tennis elbow pain go up to your shoulder?

Can tennis elbow pain go up to your shoulder?
Do you have pain in your outer elbow that extends all the way up to your shoulder? You may be suffering from tennis elbow. 
The main symptom of tennis elbow is a pain in the outer part of your elbow that can extend to your forearm muscles and maybe into the hands as well. However, this pain can travel all the way up into your shoulder. This usually happens once .....

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Can poor posture cause pain in the arm?

Can poor posture cause pain in the arm?
Can poor posture cause pain in the arm? The answer is yes but it depends on the origin of arm pain and the other associated conditions. Arm pain can originate locally in the arm or it could be a referred pain (coming from another part of the body) .....
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Is your jaw pain related to your poor neck posture?

Is your jaw pain related to your poor neck posture?
The jaw is a joint between the mandible (lower jaw) and temporal bone of the skull. Thus it is called a temporomandibular joint or TMJ.  Jaw pain or pain in the TMJ is a common condition, that can be caused by arthritis or injury or simply tooth ache. But did you know that one of the most common and overlooked cause of TMJ pain is poor posture of the cervical spine, namely forward head posture.  
Here are 5 symptoms that indicate that indicate that you may be suffering from a TMJ or jaw issue ....
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5 symptoms that indicate you have a wry neck

 5 symptoms that indicate you have a wry neck
Have you ever developed a sudden and severe stiffness and pain in the neck, with a spasm in the neck muscles? This is known as acute wryneck or torticollis.
Wry neck originates in the cervical spine, either from the facet joint of the spine or the intervertebral disc. The common features of both are .....
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