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A 34-year-old male asked:

I have been diagnosed in the mri for a c4 c5 tiny non compressive disc bulge. need to know causes and cure as its obstructing my neck movments.

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Dr. Shari Jackson
Radiology 21 years experience
Not likely: Disc bulges are commonly seen on MRI of the cervical and lumbar spine. These are usually early signs of minor wear and tear. A "tiny noncompressive disc bulge" is unlikely to be affecting your neck movements. You should work with your doctor to find a solution to your limited range of motion and/or pain.

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