Hear an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Dan Riew, explain several common terms your doctor may use when talking about neck pain. This short video will help you be an informed patient and more fully understand your condition.
To help relieve neck pain caused be cervical degenerative disc disease or whiplash, your doctor may recommend this exercise: chin tucks. Watch this video to learn the best way to do them and how often you should do this neck exercise.
For neck conditions, such as whiplash or degenerative disc disease, you may need to do some exercises to strengthen your neck muscles. The side bending stretch featured in this video may help relieve your neck pain.
You can try to relieve your neck pain by doing the side-to-die head rotation exercise. In this video, you’ll see how to stretch your neck, and you’ll learn how it helps you deal with pain from degenerative disc disease or whiplash.
Dr. Dan Riew, the Chief of cervical spine surgery at Washington University, discusses this surgical technique and who it can help. A posterior cervical fusion can help relieve neck pain and other symptoms.
Neck pain can come with other symptoms, such as headaches or blurred vision. To understand symptoms associated with cervical spine problems, watch this video. Dr. Dan Riew explains the pain and other symptoms in straightforward language.