A 49-year-old member asked:
what can cause sharp pain in arm and neck?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pain Management 35 years experience
Nerve Injury or: possibly nerve entrapment such as from a vertebra gone out of whack or disc inj.Strangely, if an upper rib become dysfunctional, it too can cause sharp or achy pain in arm & neck.I recommend a good history & physical including osteopathic hands-on exam to figure out cause.Treatment could be as simple as manipulation, but if other treatment is necessary, your D.O. will be able to do it or refer.
Last updated Oct 15, 2018
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