A member asked:

Having back pain and when i bend head forward i can feel something pulling and painful. have s pped discs and pinched nerves. could this be the cause?

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi answered

Specializes in Neurology

If it is clear that you suffer from displaced disks or pinched nerves in the neck then, certainly flexing the neck forward can create a pulling sensation on the spinal column and subsequently place drag or stretch on the nerves and vertebral disks which may not be perfectly aligned causing pain in the neck. Have you participated in some type of exercise therapy for your condition?

Answered Oct 4, 2016

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