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C5/6 bulging disc

I have recently been diagnosed with c5/6 bulging disc. I am having neck and shoulder pain along with my front neck muscles w burning sensation. Also my arms are extremely weak.  I don't know what to do next. Any discussion appreciated. 
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  • MetalneckMetalneck The Island of Misfit toysPosts: 1,789
    edited 09/12/2016 - 10:56 AM
    Welcome to Spine-health Sunshine!  Couple questions - things to think about ....  How were you diagnosed with the C5/C6 bulge??  Via MRI?  Cat Scan? Other?  Have you been evaluated by an Orthopedic Surgeon or Neurosurgeon as of yet? Has any physician prescribed any medications or physical therapy?  Was this as result of an accident (auto or worker Comp)? or did it just occur one day.  Are there things that makes the symptoms better or worse? - Basically the discussion at this point is what should you do next.  Discussing options - treatments - etc with a qualified M.D. or D.O. would be a logical next step.  Let us know how you are doing!

    Warm Regards,
    Bones
  • I had an MRI done that showed a buldging disc c5/6. I've been in pain since April (so 6 months now). I'm in the 7th week of PT with no change. My shoulders and shoulder blade is paining BAD. I can't have the injections due to stomach issues. I don't know what to do. I think surgery is in my future. Does it help?
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