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I am 40 years old and the last 5 years I cannot raise my arms or my legs have to be straight or I am in pain and tjey go to sleep who do I see?

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Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Seek help!!

This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, your spinal cord is compressing the rest of the nerves.
Seek help immediately before permanent damage. Neck MRI would be diagnostic.

In brief: Seek help!!

This could be a serious problem with your spinal cord being compressed by your vertebrae where in certain positions other than completely in line, your spinal cord is compressing the rest of the nerves.
Seek help immediately before permanent damage. Neck MRI would be diagnostic.
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