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I have been diagnosed with "Military neck"/ My neck is

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I have been diagnosed with "Military neck"/ My neck is straight where it should curve and my disc are compressed. I was advised to have Chiropractic decompression therapy three times a week at a facility which is an hour and a half drive each way. I am looking for alternative treatment. How about physical therapy.
JA: How long have you been dealing with this issue? Are you experiencing any numbness or tingling?
Customer: I have had this problem for at least 10 years. I have chronic pain and I have had numbness in my neck but no tingling. I 1988 I was in an automobile accident with probably whiplash altho it was never diagnosed. The Chiropractor showed me damage on the x-ray likely resulting from the accident.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have arthritis in most of my joints. Just had stem cell injection in my right knee. Certainly there is arthritis in my neck. I have HBP, elevated cholesterol and depression all controlled with medication.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

Hi, this is Dr Phil, here to assist you. I am Board Certified with over 10 years of experience. I will respond with my answer shortly. Thank you.

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

physical therapy absolutely can help

have you tried it yet?

Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 1 month ago.

just click send to reply