10 Ways to Prevent Neck Pain

Life can be a pain in the neck. Don’t let it happen to you. Here are some ways to prevent neck pain from slowing your life down. Beware of the Bifocal and Trifocal Glasses: If you are reading this through the bottom section of your glasses, then you ...
Christina Lasich, MD

How To Avoid Neck and Back Pain This Spring

Everyone is starting to spring into action. But sometimes those spring-time activities can trigger spine pain. After a few months of winter hibernation, your body might not be quite ready for a sudden burst of activity. So before you start cleaning w...
Christina Lasich, MD

Does Flexeril Help Get Rid Of Neck Stiffness?

Question Originally asked by Community Member Krissi Does Flexeril Help Get Rid Of Neck Stiffness? I woke up w/ a stiff neck, I can barely move my head, I have some flexeril that was prescribed for my fibromyalgia, but I haven’t been taking it becaus...

How to Avoid Back and Neck Pain During a Summer Road Trip

Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer and the beginning of road trip season. Despite the rising gas prices, millions of fun-seekers will hit the pavement with luggage in the trunk and the navigation system set for some distant destination. A...
Christina Lasich, MD

Can Arthritis Of The Neck Cause Severe Tension Headaches

Question Originally asked by Community Member Theresa Can Arthritis Of The Neck Cause Severe Tension Headaches I have suffered from neck pain since I was a teenager. I was in a bad car accident, and the doctor who took my mri recently told me I had a...

What If I Have A Sore Throat And Neck Pain

Question Originally asked by Community Member patricia What If I Have A Sore Throat And Neck Pain I have a sore throat along with neck pain. I feel weak and foggy-headed. What could this be? Answer There could be any number of things causing the symp...

Why Breasts Can Cause Neck Pain

A recent task force has determined that women are at higher risk for developing neck pain than men. What accounts for this gender difference? A number of factors contribute to neck pain including coping skills, personalities, work environments and ph...
Christina Lasich, MD

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