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Cervical Radiculopathy

So I'm a 21 year old female going through some serious chronic pain issues.. It's been two years and it is from car accidents, then I got into a snowboarding accident. I have tried everything - pain management, chiropractor, nerve studies, physical therapy. I NEED ANSWERS. I am thinking i have cervical radiculopathy. I have severe pain down my elbow and in my ring and pinky fingers, along with numbness - both hands, but the right is much worse. headaches, terrible constant pain in between my shoulders and in my shoulder, especially the right. I have tried everything and I'm about ready to give into the meds - any suggestions? Doctors to see that could fix me
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  • mandykb23mmandykb23 DelawarePosts: 20
    edited 03/10/2017 - 9:16 AM
    Have you had a mri done of your neck ? I went through all the same things and nothing helped. Turns out I had a herniated disc in my neck. They could only tell this through the MRI . I Had to get surgery. I am 9 weeks post op of cervical artificial disc surgery and doing well. No more pain in my neck or arms. 
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  • SavageSavage United StatesPosts: 7,385
    hello kateluurz !
    it seems as you have seen your pcp already...and you had pain management.
    i am curious with few questions......
    were you not ready to take meds at the time you saw your pain management doctor?..or it wasn't offered..?...or he wasn't a good match for you as a doctor...?

    and you say you have had nerve studies. does that mean emg? 
    and when you mention that you are thinking you have cervical radiculopathy.....does that mean ..there was no diagnosis from a doctor?

    my pcp tried managing my pain for two years before referring me to pain management. best thing for me!
    as he immediately treated me to get the edge off of my pain, he did a variety of tests on me, most of which were not mentioned to me previously.
    one of them was the emg, and for me, that was quite revealing.


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