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for Neck Pain

   
Neck Pain
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Complete H/P to rule out serious causes (tumor, infection, fracture)
Minimal rest with return to activity
Determine if symptoms of radiculopathy are present
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Short trial of NSAID's, opioid's, muscle relaxants
Imaging Studies -X-ray with AP, lateral and oblique views, CT, MRI (gold standard)
Neck pain greater than three months we recommend an MRI
Relevant past medical history
Referral to U of M Back & Pain Center

For more information regarding our program and what we offer please visit our website at U of M Back & Pain Center (www.umpain.com)
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Exercise program for the neck
Education on ergonomics
U of M Back & Pain Procedures
Appointment Timeframe Next available appointment (0-2 weeks)
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit or fax to 734-936-6585
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-615-7246
Clinic Location Sites A. Alfred Taubman Health Care Center
Brighton Health Center
Burlington Building
Canton Health Center
Dexter
East Ann Arbor
UM Consulting Physician U of M Back & Pain Center Faculty
Revised on: 10/01/2012