Neck Center

TMJ: The other symptoms: Neck pain, muscle spasms, myofascial pain, breathing problems, digestive disorders and dizziness

In many patients who come to our center, we see primary problems related to neck pain and cervical instability. One of the symptoms of these problems is temporomandibular pain disorders. We also see a lot of people with primary problems with the temporomandibular joint. One of the symptoms of this […]

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Mast cell activation syndrome and the vagus nerve

There is a connection between neck pain and instability and mast cell activation syndrome. Over the years we have seen many patients who among their long list of symptoms and ailments include Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. They also had neck pain. For many, their neck pain was seen as a manifestation of their illnesses, rarely was it seen as the cause of their illnesses.

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Cervical spine instability induced Thunderclap headache

Ross Hauser, MD. A thunderclap headache is a very specific diagnosis. If you are reading this article you are likely looking for more information regarding your or a loved one’s challenge with this problem. You may have reached the point of having had many tests to rule out a potentially […]

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The secondary cough headache and Chiari type I malformation

Ross Hauser, MD This article is for people who suffer from a complicated set of symptoms and conditions related to cervical spine instability that include a secondary diagnosis of cough headaches. A primary cough headache means that the headache is brought on by cough, nose-blowing, sneezing, uncontrollably laughing, crying, or […]

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A medical mystery: “How could my problems be caused by cervical neck instability when I don’t have any neck pain?”

Ross Hauser, MD. People with many symptoms and conditions related to problems of cervical spine instability often consider themselves medical mysteries. Among the mysteries are their questions, “How could my problems be caused by cervical neck instability when I don’t have any neck pain?” In my opinion, the number one […]

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion and Non-Surgical Options

Ross Hauser, MD Many people come to Caring Medical because they have issues with cervical neck instability and cervical radicular pain that radiates into their arms and legs. These people are looking for a realistic treatment option for their Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion surgery recommendation. In separate articles, we […]

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