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for Neck Pain

Neck Pain
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
  • Screen for potentially serious causes
  • Relative rest, early return to activity
  • NSAIDs, muscle relaxors, opioids for severe pain only
  • Patient education
    Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
  • SED rate, C-reactive protein
  • X-rays - AP, lateral, obliques
  • Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
  • Spine self-care
  • Home exercise program
  • Body mechanics
  • Ergonomic principles
  • Appointment Timeframe 1 week
    How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
    External Patients: hand carry medical records and clinic notes to visit
    Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
    Patient: 734-936-7175
    Clinic Location Sites Burlington Building - Ann Arbor
    UM Consulting Physician Rita N. Ayyangar, M.D. -- Pediatric
    Rishi Bakshi, D.O.
    Anthony E. Chiodo, M.D.
    Miles O. Colwell, M.D.
    Anita S. Craig, D.O.
    Andrew J. Haig, M.D.
    Anne G. Hartigan, M.D.
    Mara Mindy Isser Sax, D.O.
    Daniel Leung, D.O.
    James K. Richardson, M.D.
    John A. Yarjanian, D.O.
    Revised on: 01/26/2015