Cervical Neck Injuries
The term "cervical" refers to the area of the spine starting at the base of the skull and is comprised of 7 vertebrae and 8 pairs of spinal nerves. These vertebrae house and protect the spine and allow the neck to move from front to back, side to side,...
The cervical spine (neck) is a well-engineered, strong structure that delicately ...
and tendons of the cervical spine, while neck sprains are ligament injuries.
Cervical injury or trauma to the cervical vertebrae occurs less often than cervical
... such as the development of bone spurs in the neck and cervical osteoarthritis.
A cervical herniated disc in the neck can cause neck pain, arm pain, and ... While
a cervical herniated disc may originate from some sort of trauma or neck injury, ...
Most of the time, damage from a neck injury
is limited to soft tissue. Should this substance land on a nerve root, which it often does, you'll likely feel pain and have symptoms such as weakness, numbness and/or pins and needles down your arm. They may be caused by ei... More »
Cervical disc disease goes beyond just a pain in the neck, though. ... process, a
herniated disc sometimes can occur quickly after an injury or trauma to the neck.
Nov 24, 2008 ... Neck injuries are a particular concern in contact sports such as football, and they
require special attention because of the devastating ...
The higher the injury on the spinal cord, the more dysfunction can occur. ... Most
severe of the spinal cord injury levels; Paralysis in arms, hands, trunk and legs ...
Patients present with neck pain and stiffness, occipital headache, thoracic back ...
Most fatal cervical spine injuries occur in upper cervical levels, either at the ...
Like the rest of the body, the disks and joints in the neck (cervical spine) slowly ...
about your symptoms and any injuries that may have occurred to your neck.