Posts Tagged “Cervical Spine”

Localizing the Lesion

By | May 22, 2015

I have been meaning to do a blog on the value of physiologic testing for some time now and Tuesday the perfect patient walked into the Burbank office of Schlesinger Pain Centers. Marcy Peters (not her real name) is an 85-year-old woman whom I have been treating for radicular back pain and neck pain for […]

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Home Cervical Traction

By | February 7, 2015

It is dangerous to compare therapies utilized for the cervical spine with those used for the lumbar spine, because the two spinal regions differ greatly in size and function. The lumbar spine is built for stability and strength as is appropriate for its basic function of bearing large amounts of weight. The neck on the […]

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Chronic Pain in the Young: Post-Traumatic Neck Pain

By | March 9, 2012

At Schlesinger Pain Centers I see a large number of young and middle aged patients with chronic neck pain. In this patient population there is almost always a history of trauma, usually vehicular and often removed from the onset of chronic pain by an interval of 5 to 20 years. The reason for this “honeymoon […]

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