Neck Problem News

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Article Title
9/12/2017
New Guideline Aims to Help Doctors Diagnose Head, Neck Masses

Lumps may signal infection or a cancer caused by a sexually transmitted virus

6/5/2017
4/12/2017
Health Tip: When to Worry About Neck Pain

Signs you should see your doctor

3/21/2017
Tattoo Artists Risk Serious Pain in the Neck

Backaches, headaches and eye strain also go with the job but can be prevented, researchers say

2/13/2017
12/2/2016
Health Tip: When Your Neck Aches

Here are possible reasons

7/18/2016
Get Outside, Get Moving to Prevent 'Gamer's Thumb'

Playing video games hour after hour can trigger repetitive stress injuries, doctors warn

2/19/2016
Add Neck Problems to Reasons Not to Smoke

Tobacco use hastens wear and tear of cervical discs, study suggests

11/3/2015
Acupuncture May Ease Neck Pain Over Long Term

'Alexander technique' also helped more than drugs and physical therapy, study found

7/31/2015
3/30/2015
Stiff Shoulder No Reason to Delay Rotator Cuff Surgery: Study

Adding special procedure during operation loosened joint, reduced risk of re-tears

8/7/2014
Could Chiropractic Manipulation of Your Neck Trigger a Stroke?

American Heart Association releases statement saying risk may be increased if artery wall is torn

4/4/2014
Brief Whiplash Treatment Works as Well as Lengthy Therapy, Study Finds

Results similar for patients with one session vs. 20 sessions

3/14/2014
Timing Is Key to Massage's Benefits for Neck Pain: Study

Two or three one-hour sessions a week reduced pain, improved functioning

12/2/2013
Health Tip: Coping With Neck Pain

Keep moving as much as possible

5/29/2013
Health Tip: If You Have Neck Pain

Signs you should see a doctor

1/31/2013
Science Reveals How Owls Avoid Stroke While Rotating Heads

Bone and blood vessel adaptations let the birds escape trauma from such movement

12/3/2012
Health Tip: If You Wake With Neck Pain

Your pillow may be to blame

11/27/2012
Abused Elderly Likely to Have Brain, Head and Neck Injuries

Only 2 percent of abuse cases are reported, study says

3/20/2012
Health Tip: Manage the Pain of a Neck Sprain

Here are some treatment options

3/12/2012
Stair-Related Injuries a Threat to Preschoolers: Study

Study estimates 931,000 youngsters hurt from 1999 to 2008

3/9/2012
Researchers ID Gene for Neck Disorder

Cervical dystonia is a painful condition in which the neck muscles force the head to move involuntarily

2/10/2012
Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck

Here are possible symptoms

1/16/2012
Many Head and Neck Cancer Survivors Face Eating Problems

Poor throat function, depression and pain are common, study finds

1/10/2012
Health Tip: Is My Neck Pain Serious?

Signs you should call a doctor

1/3/2012
Spinal Manipulation, Home Exercise May Ease Neck Pain

Medication appeared least effective treatment in small study

9/20/2011
Health Tip: Got a Pain in the Neck?

Possible causes of neck pain

1/4/2011
Estrogen May Play Role in Rising Rates of Head, Neck Cancer

Finding comes from study on the hormone's effect on cancerous and pre-cancerous cells

12/20/2010
Speech, Swallowing Usually OK After Head & Neck Cancer Therapy

Most patients had no lasting problems 3 years after chemoradiotherapy, study finds

12/8/2010
8/2/2010
7/30/2010
Research Illuminates How the Human Neck Developed

Using genetics, scientists discovered anatomical changes that helped the brain advance in people

2/9/2010
Health Tip: Getting Help for Neck Pain

When you should see a doctor

2/7/2010
Ski Helmets Encouraged for All

Head injuries reduced without harm to neck, researchers find

11/30/2009
Rx for Office Pains: Strength Exercises

Neck, shoulder discomfort eased, function improved after 10-week program, researchers say

11/26/2009
Pack Right for the Holidays to Avoid the ER

Luggage that's too big or too heavy can lead to strains or worse

11/13/2009
Laser Therapy Seems to Relieve Neck Pain

Large, double-blind study needed to confirm results of review, American expert says

10/28/2009
Takes a Pro to Make Offices Pain-Free

Ergonomist's adjustments to desks, chairs reduce eyestrain, poor posture, study finds

9/2/2009
Safety Should Be the Goal for Football Players

Good coaching, right equipment can prevent serious head and neck injuries, doctors say

8/12/2009
Surgery for Neck Pain May Also Relieve Headaches

Operations had added benefit for majority of patients, survey found

7/1/2009
5/10/2009
Ladders, Swings and More Can Cause Peril

Simple precautions are urged to prevent head, neck injuries

2/3/2009
Are We Exercising Pain Away? Not So Much.

Few people with neck, back pain are prescribed physical activity, survey finds

1/27/2009
Health Tip: Managing Neck Pain

Keep yourself comfortable

9/23/2008
Health Tip: Prevent a Pain in the Neck

Stretch and relax neck muscles

9/12/2008
Majority of College Students Report Backpack-Related Pain

Shoulders, neck and back most affected, but group says smart loading could cut stress

4/8/2008
Health Tip: Having Neck Pain?

Some possible causes

3/10/2008
New Guidelines Urged for Young Athletes' Neck Injuries

Helmets, pads should be left on, then removed as a unit once patient is stabilized

3/7/2008
Health Tip: A Sprain in the Neck

Here are common symptoms

2/12/2008
Back Pain Spending Up, Relief Down

Extra dollars aren't buying results, study says