The definition, according to the National Institutes of Health, is an alternative name for neck pain, neck stiffness and/or whiplash. When discs are at the root of your cervicalgia, the IDC-10 code is M50. When the cause is not stated the code is M54.2.
Thereof, can Cervicalgia be cured?
When to consider surgery for cervicalgia. Rarely will a condition diagnosed as a form of cervicalgia require surgery. Quite often a condition such as a bulging disc or pinched nerve in the neck can be treated through physical therapy or lifestyle changes.
What is Cervicalgia headache?
The most common source of cervicogenic headache is degenerative changes involving the upper cervical facet joints. 1. Cervical facet joints have been shown by many authors to be a source of neck pain and headache. 16,17. Zygoapophysial joint pain is the most common cause of chronic neck pain after whiplash injury.
What is diagnosis code m54 2?
Cervicalgia. 2016 2017 2018 Billable/Specific Code. M54.2 is a billable/specific ICD-10-CM code that can be used to indicate a diagnosis for reimbursement purposes.