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What causes stiff neck?

hi there i am a dutch male 61 years old. A few years ago I underwend a onelevel discectomy c6c7.I recovered. Half a year later mu 24 pyeard old daughter died under suspicious circumstances. Now, for years later the friend of my daughter will be on trial for her death.That will happen in septemer 2014. This moment i am suffering a stiff neck and pain problems. Is it likely that is is emotional stress hitting my neck?I also feel some depressed.As i am writing this down I already can guess your answer, but I do want to know what you think of it!reetings,Martin Mooijmarried for 35 years (with the same wife), have two kids, but one has died.
Mon, 1 Jun 2015
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Hello
I have read your query.
There is possibility of cervical disc bulge leading to pain and stiffness in neck.
I will advise you MRI spine.
yes stress will aggregate symptoms of neck.
do stress relief programmes available to you.
Physiotherapy like IFT And matrix therapy may help you.
I hope I have answered your questions. If you have further questions please feel free to contact us. I will be happy to answer. Take care.
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