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Multidisciplinary team of Neck Pain Doctors in Dubai at Emirates Hospitals Group. Neck pain is a common issue affecting millions of people across the globe. It can range from a mild annoyance to a debilitating condition, significantly impacting your daily life. At Emirates Hospitals we offer a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach involving orthopedic doctors, neurologists, pain medicine doctors, physiotherapists and neurosurgeons to help diagnose and establish lasting relief. By working together we can create a personalized treatment plan that addresses the underlying cause of your neck pain, promoting a faster and more effective recovery.

Neck Pain Causes & Reasons

Common causes of neck pain include:

  • Muscle Strain
  • Spondylosis: As we age, the discs between our vertebrae can degenerate, leading to stiffness, pain, and inflammation. This is known as spondylosis.
  • Herniated Disc: When the soft inner material of a spinal disc bulges or ruptures, it can press on nerves in the neck, causing pain, numbness, and weakness.
  • Whiplash
  • Arthritis
  • Stress
  • Sleeping Position: An awkward sleeping position, especially with an unsupportive pillow, can strain the muscles and ligaments in the neck.

Less Common reasons for neck pain include:

  • Fibromyalgia: This chronic condition can cause widespread pain, including in the neck.
  • Meningitis
  • Infections
  • Tumors: While rare, tumors in the spine or surrounding tissues can cause neck pain.

Customized Neck Pain Treatment in Dubai

Our Neck Pain Doctor will recommend the treatment for your neck pain based on the specific cause and severity of your condition. Non-surgical, minimally invasive and surgical options may include:

Non-Surgical Treatments:

  • Physical Therapy: Medication: Over-the-counter pain relievers like ibuprofen or acetaminophen can help manage discomfort. Prescription pain medication or muscle relaxants might be necessary in some cases.
  • Heat Therapy/Ice Therapy: Applying heat or ice can help reduce inflammation and pain.
  • Lifestyle Modifications: Maintaining good posture, taking ergonomic breaks during activities, and managing stress can significantly improve neck pain.

Minimally Invasive Procedures:

  • Injection therapy: Injecting specific medication into the facet joints or around inflamed nerves can provide targeted pain relief.
  • Nerve Blocks: Injections of local anesthetics and anti-inflammatory medications can temporarily block pain signals from specific nerves.

In rare cases, surgery might be considered for severe neck pain not responding to other treatments. This could involve removing a herniated disc, fusing vertebrae for stability, or correcting spinal abnormalities.

Diagnosing Neck Pain

An accurate diagnosis is essential for successful neck pain treatment.  We may diagnose based on the following:

  • Detailed Medical History:
  • Physical Examination:
  • Imaging Tests: X-rays, MRIs, or CT scans can reveal underlying issues like bone abnormalities, disc herniations, or nerve compression.

At Emirates Hospitals our team of Neck Pain Doctors in Dubai is dedicated to providing a comprehensive and personalized approach to neck pain management. We’ll work with you to develop a treatment plan that effectively addresses your specific needs and helps you return to a pain-free life.

Last update date: 30-06-2024

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