Cervical Neck Pain

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Cervical Neck Pain
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2009-11-21 17:09:23
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Cervical Neck Pain
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  1. Cervical Neck Pain
    • C5-C6 most common affected
    • most often from bulging or herniated disk
    • also from muscle strain/sprain from aging, poor posture, lifting, tumor or infection
    • cause determined by MRI, xrays, electromyography
  2. Cervical Neck Pain Treatment
    • neck & shoulder excercises
    • soft collor to stabilize (use <10 days)
    • surgery-anterior cervical diskectomy & fusion (ACDF)
    • priority is maintaining airway
  3. Cervical Neck Pain Postop Care
    • ABC's
    • bleeding
    • vitals
    • swallowing
    • I & O
    • voiding

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