Drs. Gudavalli and Kruse report on a 33-year-old man who complained of severe neck pain and spasms, pain radiating down his left arm and upper back, and associated numbness in his fingers. Clinical examination and MRI radiological examination find that a moderate-sized left posterolateral disc herniation at C6/C7 which is causing severe foraminal stenosis. The patient was treated a total of 15 times in 10 weeks. Subjective findings using a pain scale and objective examination findings supported a good clinical outcome. At 2-year follow-up, subjective and objective findings remained stable.
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