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A 46-year-old member asked:

what could cause me to wake up with really bad pain in my neck/back?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Nerve Impingement: can be caused by nerve being sandwiched between two spinal bones in the neck area. It can cause muscle spasm and pain in the neck. This condition must be professionally managed. See an interventional pain management specialist for definitive diagnosis and management.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

What to do about really bad pain in my neck/back?

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Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury to the spine which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist.

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Last updated Oct 18, 2015

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