Head and Neck Emergencies Archives - Ottawa First Aid

30 July 2018
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Ice pick headache

30 July 2018, Comments: 0

An ice pick headache is a severe, painful type that arises abruptly. It is often described as a stabbing blow or series of stabs […]


18 July 2018
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Spinal cord injury

18 July 2018, Comments: 0

A spinal cord injury involves damage to the spinal cord. It is a serious form of physical trauma that can result to lasting and […]


14 May 2018
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What is meningitis?

14 May 2018, Comments: 0

Meningitis involves inflammation of fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord. It is generally brought about by a bacterial or viral infection. Prompt diagnosis […]


18 January 2018
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Early morning headaches: What are the usual causes?

18 January 2018, Comments: 0

Morning headaches can arise from various reasons. It can be experienced occasionally after lack of sleep or if under stress while others experience it […]


9 January 2018
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Dealing with a neck sprain

9 January 2018, Comments: 0

A neck sprain occurs once the neck ligaments are overly stretched or torn. The injury is typically caused by abrupt neck movements linked with […]


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