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Causes and treatment for compressed nerve on the neck - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hi, I've been having a pinched nerve in my neck for the past couple of days ... I was taking flexiril, but it is not helping what should I do?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Where is the pain going to?
Doctor :   Did you have this previously?
User :   between neck and shoulder ... every once in a blue moon, it keeps coming to the same place ...
Doctor :   Can you mention your age?
User :   35
Doctor :   I suggest that you sleep without a pillow and
Doctor :   avoid prolonged sitting before the computer.
User :   should i seek Phsyical Therapy or Chirpractor?
Doctor :   For the pain take Tab. Voveran 75 mg twice a day after food
Doctor :   It is better that you can take the Physical Therapt.
User :   what about lidodene patches?
Doctor :   You may also need a X-Ray Cervical Spine AP and Lateral View
Doctor :   You need to be evaluated by an Orthopedician.
Doctor :   You may need a Cervical collar
User :   do u recomend the lidodene patches?
Doctor :   I suggest that instead of all these patches, take a regular pain killer and get an examination done

Doctor :   The cause for the compressed nerve needs to be determined
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