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07 Aug 2007

Neck Spasm
Hi. My doctor has recently diagnosed me with neck spasm (after seeing my x-rays) from poor posture. I'm considering going for a second opinion because my pain is also in my biceps, inner elbow, forearm, wrist and hand - mostly on the left. My fingers have sudden burning sensations and I am experience numbness in my forearm. Both scapulas are painful. I'm worried that it could actually be nerve pain and not neck spasm as it seems like too many other symptoms. I'm also experiencing extreme thirst and tiredness. Should I see another doctor to confirm a simple spasm as the cause of all of these symptoms?
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01 Jan 0001

A second opinion is advisable. The symptoms definitely sound neural in origin - possibly some neural irritation or pressure in the neck and upper dorsal (between your shoulders) region. The muscle spasdms are most probably secondary in nature. Should this be the case it may be advisable to see a chiropractor who will probably also advise an x/ray examination to more specifically identify the problem area/s.
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