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Have pain while bending head and numbness in arms. MRI shows bulge and gap in spine. Recommendations?

I have pain and pulling when I bend my head forwards and backwards. Been doctoring for almost 2 yrs. With no relief. I ve had an MRI done as well. I do have a tiny bulge in the middle part of my spine , and also shown were gapping in 3 or 4 areas in my spine. Numbness and weakening in my arms. Tingling in my both shoulders and arms and hands as well. Numerous Migraines. please help.
Asked On : Fri, 22 Feb 2013
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Neurologist 's  Response
Nov 2013
Thank you for posting your query.
I presume what you meant is that there are multiple disc bulges in the spine, leading to pinched nerves at various levels. This would explain the numbness and tingling sensations in the arms.
Initial treatment would consist of physiotherapy and medications such as pregabalin.
Please get back if you require any additional information.

Best wishes,

Dr Sudhir Kumar MD (Internal Medicine), DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist
Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad,
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Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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