Xray and MRI showed bone spurs and some nerve compression at C5/6 and C6/7. with some cord flattening. I have constant pain and stiffness in neck shoulders , weakness and numbness in right arm/hand. I will be 50 this year. I think it is due to abnormal straightness of my neck vertebrae due to a car accident when I was 16 where i was the passenger, no seat belts, and my head hit and cracked the windshield. My neck is "military" according to a chiropractor I saw years ago.
I've been since, but no real relief. My GP rec'd I contacted a surgeon, which I've done ( a spine specialist), but wonder if anyone here has had any experience with this at all??
I am active, exercise and watch my weight and eat well, and don't want to be sidelined before my time.
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