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My neck and back are hurting and causing my legs to tingle and my arms to go numb what's that mean?

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Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology

In brief: Cervical radiculopat

A cervical radiculopathy cause by a disc affecting the nerve which exits it causes pain, numbness, and tingling to radiate down the upper extremities.
Sometimes this is accompanied by headaches, spasms, and tightness or weakness. Neurologists treat and evaluate this by exam, and testing including emg/ncv exams and a cervical spine mri.

In brief: Cervical radiculopat

A cervical radiculopathy cause by a disc affecting the nerve which exits it causes pain, numbness, and tingling to radiate down the upper extremities.
Sometimes this is accompanied by headaches, spasms, and tightness or weakness. Neurologists treat and evaluate this by exam, and testing including emg/ncv exams and a cervical spine mri.
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