Burners | Prevention


Can I get another burner?

Yes, but daily stretching exercises can help prevent burners. Tilt your head up, down, left and right. Turn your head left and right to look over your shoulders. Hold each stretch for 20 seconds.

If you play football, wear extra neck protection.


The "Burner": A Common Nerve Injury in Contact Sports by GS Kuhlman, DB McKreag (American Family Physician November 01, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/991101ap/2035.html)

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Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 11/99