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A 54-year-old male asked:

i have neck arthritus, when i tilt my head to the left side i feel stiffness and a little pain, what is it?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
Pain Management 36 years experience
Nerve impingement: can be caused by being sandwiched between two spinal bones, pressed by a bulging. It can cause muscle spasm and back pain. Prevention treatment is always recommended. This condition must be professionally managed. See interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management. It is the same as a pinched nerve.

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Last updated Jun 28, 2014

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