Does a Herniated Disc and Neck Pain without Arm Symptoms Need Surgery?
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Is surgery typically recommended for a herniated disc and neck pain without arm symptoms? Neck pain without arm pain despite having a herniated disc on MRI is not uncommon. However, a diagnosis of cervical herniated disc is usually associated with arm symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling and weakness.
Surgery for herniated disc without arm pain? It is best to consider all non-surgical options first and discuss the reality of surgery not addressing your neck pain with your surgeon before considering the surgical treatment option.
Dr. Seth Neubardt is a cervical spine surgeon in New York who specializes in the latest cutting edge treatments of the cervical slipped disk. In this video he reviews the condition of herniated disc and neck pain without arm symptoms.