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A 37-year-old female asked:

I have pain at the top of my scapula on the left side often pain will run down the back side of my left arm. i ofyen feel a pulling pain in my arm.

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 17 years experience
Radiculopathy : There are nerves that go through our cervical (neck) spine & send nerves to the arms & the scapular region. Compression by a herniated disc or pinching of the nerve by another process can commonly present as described. A pulled/sprain/muscle spasms should also be rule out. A dr. May be able to diagnose this by asking a few more question, performing an exam & by imaging your c-spine.

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Last updated Aug 7, 2013

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