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What is disc/osteophyte protrusion w/ minor canal & foraminal encroachment, left greater than right? It's been causing neck pain & spasms for months?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Neck problems

It appears that you have both bone spurs pressing on nerve root coming out of the spinal cord and a ruptured disk pressing on the spinal cord.
Evaluation by a neurosurgeon is best. A course of corticosteroid injections by a pain management specialist may be recommended.

In brief: Neck problems

It appears that you have both bone spurs pressing on nerve root coming out of the spinal cord and a ruptured disk pressing on the spinal cord.
Evaluation by a neurosurgeon is best. A course of corticosteroid injections by a pain management specialist may be recommended.
Dr. Donald Colantino
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