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I have already addressed this issue, but have additional questions. I fell off my bicycle several weeks ago and sustained numerous injuries. The lingerling pain is to my neck and hip. I had an x-ray o… read more
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Three weeks ago I fell off my bicycle and sustained numerous injuries. Most have resolved, but I am still left with a very sore neck with limited ROM and decreased fine motor movement of my right hand… read more
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