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Posted by: Malcolm | 2011/03/14

pain in arm

My muscle in my upper arm is always in pain, it helps when i rub deap heat on the arm. Just for a while anyway. please help with some info.

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Hallo Malcolm
You may have a slipped disc in your neck pinching on the nerve that supply the arm, or you may have a trigger point in the neck or shoulder muscles with referred pain to the arm. Please ask your GP to have a look - he may need to do neck x/rays.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2011/03/14

Hallo Malcolm
You may have a slipped disc in your neck pinching on the nerve that supply the arm, or you may have a trigger point in the neck or shoulder muscles with referred pain to the arm. Please ask your GP to have a look - he may need to do neck x/rays.
Dr Bets

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