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pinched nerve upper back shoulder blade

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lali Sekhon
31 years experience Neurosurgery
Therapy: It's probably not a true pinched nerve. If its muscular start with physical therapy. If it persists seeing a pain specialist or spine surgeon for eval ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Upper back pain: The pain that you describe could be from a pinched nerve but it could also be from muscles or tendons that are inflamed or injured. For example, the a ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
35 years experience Neurology
Nope: The lesion would have to be higher up to involve the shoulder blade.
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Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
Arguably : Arguably the worst possible cause of severe pain felt in the shoulder blade and deep into the chest would be an uncommon condition called aortic disse ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
See spine specialist: MRI nexk rule out c6nerve rootcpinch between c5 and c6 could be a disc herniation or bone spur You symptoms sound most like cervical radiculopathy of ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Brzezinski
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Pinched nerve : Pinched nerves can be painful. Heat, stretching and anti inflammatories can help. If persistent sometimes an adjustment may help as well as some physi ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Unusual: Pinched nerves are usually affected by motion or position but not usually by the act of eating per se.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Wilson
12 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Scapula Pain: Inflammation can occur underneath the shoulder blade where there is a bursa. This is called scapulothoracic bursitis and can be treated with therapy, ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience Neurosurgery
Pinched nerve: Pain in the shoulder blade area can be caused by a pinched nerve in the thoracic spine which often radiates toward the nipple area. Pain from the inse ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Rhomboid: Sharp pain under scapula is more likely a sore rhomboid muscle or snappimg scapula syndrome tjere are no nerve impnigement syndromes under scapula im ... Read More

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