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neck pain

Hi I have had neck pain for about four years now constant, as well as the neck pain I get pain down my left arm and left leg. I have been to the doctors about the pain and he sent me for an zray. the xray results come back and showed that there was nothing wrong but I am stilling getting the pain and I don't know whats wrong.


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    When it comes to xrays and spine issues, the xray can only show the approximate spacing between the vertebre, alignment, and if there is an obvious fracture. You may need to have an MRI done, or even a CT scan to check to see if there is nerve compression going on that is causing the problems that you are having. An appointment with a board certified, ortho or neuro spine surgeon would be a good place to start.
  • you really need to push your doc for an mri or ct scan its the only way to find out for sure, i had xrays which showed everything was fine, once i finally got sent for mri it showed a bulging disc in c5-6.
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