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Chronic Pain Management – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Chronic Pain Management – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Chronic Pain is defined as pain that extends beyond time of tissue healing or pain that cannot be explained by levels of pathology observed, because of changes in CNS, chronic pain becomes a disease state itself, continuing well beyond the initial event.

Cervical Hyperextension Injuries – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Cervical Hyperextension Injuries – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment and Ongoing care

Cervical Hyperextension Injuries are a group of injuries involving the neck that result from a rapid, forceful, backwards motion.
May involve:
Injury to vertebral and paravertebral structures: Fractures, dislocations, ligamentous tears, and disc disruption/subluxation
Spinal cord injury: Traumatic central cord syndrome (CCS) secondary to cord compression or vascular insult
Vascular injury: Vertebral artery or carotid artery dissection
Soft tissue injury around cervical spine: Cervical strain/sprain