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Neck injuries

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Neck pain - Better Health Channel

Treatments like physiotherapy, osteopathy or remedial massage can generally help neck and shoulder pain.

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Traumatic Vascular Injury - Head & Neck - InsideRadiology

InsideRadiology provides free and easily accessible, accurate, up to date and credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures.

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Neck pain: treatment - myDr.com.au

Treatment for neck paindepends on the cause and how severe it is. Neck pain treatment, including treatment for whiplash,often involves a combination of self-care, medicines, exercises and

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Neck pain: symptoms and causes - myDr.com.au

Knowing the symptoms of your neck pain and when to see a doctor can help in finding the cause and getting a diagnosis.

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Neck Arthritis Australia

Neck pain is pain that is felt in the upper part of the spine

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Whiplash injury and recovery my experience

Anna talks about the car accident that gave her whiplash, and how she is recovering.

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Beyond Five - What is head and neck cancer?

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Neck Pain - Pain Conditions - painHEALTH

Learn about neck pain as a musculoskeletal pain condition to identify how you can approach neck pain in your co-management treatment plan

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