A 56-year-old female asked:
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sudden neck pain, upper back muscle spasm. feel relief when i wear neck brace. pain returns once brace is off. is it herniated disc? treatment?

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Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Unlikely: CervicAl disc herniation are best known to cause arm pain axial neck pain generators are facet or muscles
Answered on Apr 14, 2015
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