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A 60-year-old male asked:

i have constant upper back pain and neck?

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Dr. Frank Holmes
Sports Medicine 23 years experience
Time to see your doc: At 60 years old, one typical condition to cause your symptoms would be cervical spine osteoarthritis/spondylosis. This can include disc bulging, arthritis of facet joints, narrowing of the nerve canals due to bony overgrowth/bone spurs. This often can be successfully treated with a variety of measures including medications, pt, injections, etc. Of course, there could be several other causes.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 17 years experience
Neck and back pain: The neck and back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... If your pain persists, you should seek help from a health care provider. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation.

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