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How do I know whether my upper arm is coming from compression of l2-l5 lumbar?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: No arm symptoms.

L2-5 lumbar disc herniations or stenosis would not cause upper arm symptoms.
They would cause leg symptoms.

In brief: No arm symptoms.

L2-5 lumbar disc herniations or stenosis would not cause upper arm symptoms.
They would cause leg symptoms.
Dr. Greg Khounganian
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: L2-5 not arm

L2 5 camot cause arm problems arm problems come from neck disc issues get a imahe of your neck see your pcp.

In brief: L2-5 not arm

L2 5 camot cause arm problems arm problems come from neck disc issues get a imahe of your neck see your pcp.
Dr. Mark Weston
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