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A 36-year-old female asked about a 40-year-old female:

Best treatment for cervical spondylosis, pain in back of neck, left shoulder/hand joints/fingers & also down spine & legs in 41yo male, ecg normal?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Varies: So, essentially you have a "pinched nerve" in the neck. Mild cases may respond to medication and rest; moderate cases traction with physical therapy; severe usually get an MRI and then epidural steroid injections or surgery.
Last updated Feb 15, 2016

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