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I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia.  With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain.  My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?

Coronary arteries ?: 59yo female reports chest pain with exercise. Physicians generally rule out the most worrisome pathology ascribed to symptoms patients report. Before all other considerations, a 59yo women with chest pain upon exercise needs an in-depth evaluation for angina pectoris and coronary artery disease. If a workup is negative, then consult with an Osteopath. These symptoms require expeditious evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Ihle
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Sprains And Strains (Definition)

-R used interchangeably. They refer 2 injuries 2 mucles & ligaments. 3 degrees: 1=tweaked or hurts but no harm no foul, 2=damage 2 the structure with some bleeding & prolonged pain,but with ice, time , rest,& activity modification they heal over a few weeks,3=a complete disruption such as an ACL tear. If this happens in a muscle body, there's no repair available, painful, ...Read more


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Can you tell me more about cervical-thoracic-lumbar sprain/strain?

Can you tell me more about cervical-thoracic-lumbar sprain/strain?

Basically theses are: soft tissue injuries that get better with time with usually no long term issues as long as you are not a smoker, overweight and you exercise regularly. However, if symptoms persist or do not improve over several weeks get checked by your physician to make sure there are no other causes which can sometimes mimic initial symptoms of soft tissue injury. ...Read more

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How long will it take for cervical sprain to get better?

How long will it take for cervical sprain to get better?

Wiplash is a neck: Injury that can occur during rear-end automobile collisions whiplash injuries can be mild or severe. Treatment typically begins with over-the-counter pain relievers and ice applied to the painful neck muscles if pain persists prescription medications and physical therapy may be helpful most people recover from whiplash in just a few weeks but some peoplechronic pain after a whiplash injury. ...Read more

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I have had neck pain for the last 4 to 5 months and its getting worse the ER says its a cervical sprain so why isnt it heal then?

I have had neck pain for the last 4 to 5 months and its getting worse the ER says its a cervical sprain so why isnt it heal then?

See specialist: If you had an accident of some sort months ago and were diagnosed w/ a sprain in the e .R . And are continuing to have pain then see your spine specialist for examination and further studies. I see in your history you have already had back surgery... You may want to see him/ her for evaluation. Good luck.! ...Read more

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I was prescribed methylprednisolone for 6 days (pack 21 total pills) I have a cervical sprain in neck. Very stiff neck/spasm. Will this raise my BP?

I was prescribed methylprednisolone for 6 days (pack 21 total pills) I have a cervical sprain in neck. Very stiff neck/spasm. Will this raise my BP?

Possibly: a known side effect of steroids, that may or may not happen. If you are already hypertensive, monitor your blood pressure daily while on medrol and tell your doctor if it becomes uncontrolled. If your blood pressure is normal otherwise, don't worry, the effect would be temporary, if it ever happens, good luck ...Read more

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I am 47 and just diagnosised with DISH (Forestiers). What can I expect in the future from this condition?I am in horrible thoracic and cervical pain

Similar to DDD: Similar to patients with degenerative disk disease, patients with DISH may have good and bad days. The treatments range from medications, therapy, steroid injections, to even surgery. It is a chronic medical condition and will need to be treated and maintained long-term. ...Read more

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What is a thoracic sprain?

What is a thoracic sprain?

Soft tissue injury: The thoracic spine is the mid back, between the neck and low back. A sprain refers to a soft tissue injury to the spine, usually implying a minor problem as opposed to more serious conditions such as a disc herniation. Thank you for the question. ...Read more

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What causes burning and numbness in thoracic and cervical areas of back?

" pinched nerve": Upper back & neck strain is extremlu common with stress, prolonged sitting, repetitive arm motion... if burning sensation from uppr back to arms it could be irritation of nerves in " cervical & brachial nerve plexus" bu musle spasm, disc problem... if weaknes , numbnes, worsening pain see MD ASAP for evaluation. ...Read more

Dr. Payam Rafat
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Sprain (Definition)

A sprain is an injury that results from excessive stretching of a ligament, which is a tough band that connects bone to bone and holds joints in place. Rapid swelling and pain ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more