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What kind of arthritis in your neck to upper back causes severe pain ? had mri and just showed some arthritis .but pain us bad

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Most of them?: Arthritis in those areas produce pain in different fashion, the one it cause the most when arthritis cause pinching of the nerve, dose your mir show that, also arthritis location also big factor.
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Rheumatoid degenerat: The spine is a sensitive structure inflamation with muscle guarding painful.

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Last updated Dec 1, 2013

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