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  1. TREATMENT OF NECK PAIN NurulImanNoorZaidi 06-4-152

  2. Physical therapy • ice or heat • electrical • stimulation therapy

  3. Neck traction • Massage therapy.

  4. Exercise therapy • strengthening and improving the muscles, tendons, and ligaments that support the vertebrae • Physical therapists can instruct you on proper posture, lifting, and walking techniques

  5. Alternative Therapy • chiropractic manipulation • acupuncture

  6. Herbal Remedies Capsaicin Cream Devil's Claw White Willow Bark • Yoga

  7. Medication • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs -ibuprofen -naproxen to reduce inflammation and relieve pain • analgesic -taken with the NSAID or muscle relaxant 2. Steroids -reduce the swelling -reduce inflammation of the nerves -immediate pain relief within 24-hours. severe

  8. Surgery • rarely recommended….unless you have; • a proven disc herniation, • cervical cord compression, • problems with balance and coordination, • the pain is severe

  9. The surgical procedures to treat neck pain includes : • Anterior cervical discectomy • Laminectomy • Laminoplasty • Cervical spinal fusion. -for instability; -rheumatoid arthritis subluxation -car accident