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What is the test needed to determine if my hand weakness and numbness and arm pain is from carpal tunnel or the cervical herniated discs and stenosis ?

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Dr. James Kayvanfar
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: NCS, MRI, PE

Nerve conduction study helps diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome.
MRI cervical spine helps identify the pinched nerves in the neck. A good medical exam is equally important in making the correct diagnosis.

In brief: NCS, MRI, PE

Nerve conduction study helps diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome.
MRI cervical spine helps identify the pinched nerves in the neck. A good medical exam is equally important in making the correct diagnosis.
Dr. James Kayvanfar
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