Cervical (neck) collars are sometimes used to support
the neck for a short time. They may be soft and made from felt, foam, or rubber,
or they may be hard and made from plastic. Soft collars allow some movement of
Cervical collars are of limited value in neck treatment. They:
Heat helps soothe stiff joints and relax muscles. Cold helps numb sharp pain and reduce inflammation. Use temperature therapy to complement meds and self-care. It's simple, affordable, soothing -- and you have to sit down to use either one.
Conditions: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, fibromyalgia, neck pain
Symptoms: stiffness, aching, muscle pain, pain, lower back pain, upper back pain, muscle spasms, arm pain, buttock pain, foot pain, hip pain, leg pain, neck pain, shoulder...