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Suggest remedy for painful pins & needles in neck & arms

i was in a car accident 8 weeks ago, since then i have not been able to hold anything in my left hand, if i try to move it i get pins and needles down my left side of my neck, arm and hand, The arm since has been making very loud clicking sounds and is very painful and the sensation of touch is different in left hand and arm to the right, ive been told i have wiplash, but having a x ray revealed nothing in my neck or shoulder. Can you please advise me what to do next
Tue, 6 Apr 2021
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Hello,

It is necessary performing a cervical spine MRI in order to investigate for a disc herniation in this region. Another test to consider would be nerve conduction studies.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist
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Suggest remedy for painful pins & needles in neck & arms

Hello, It is necessary performing a cervical spine MRI in order to investigate for a disc herniation in this region. Another test to consider would be nerve conduction studies. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Ilir Sharka, Cardiologist