A 49-year-old member asked:
what to do if i have headache and left arm and shoulder pain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Qamar Khan answered
16 years experience Pain Management
Evaluate Neck: If you are not improving have your doctor order a cervical spine mri. Many times a herniated disc in the neck can cause arm pain especially if you have not improved with the medications and physical therapy. If it is a herniated disc you may need evaluation from a spine specialist to determine what other options might be needed (injections, surgery, etc) to help reduce pain.
Answered on Jan 20, 2016
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