A 36-year-old member asked:
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how do i know whether my upper arm is coming from compression of l2-l5 lumbar?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
18 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
No arm symptoms.: L2-5 lumbar disc herniations or stenosis would not cause upper arm symptoms. They would cause leg symptoms.
Answered on Aug 5, 2015
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
L2-5 not arm: L2 5 camot cause arm problems arm problems come from neck disc issues get a imahe of your neck see your pcp.
Answered on Jan 27, 2012

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