SpineUniverse Community Advice
Get help and share your story with others who know what you're going through.
Please register or log in to join the discussions!
Posted in: Neck pain.

C4/C5 Neck Injury & Fusion

Started by Jani on 03/09/2016 9:32am

I fractured my C4/C5 neck vertebrae in a car accident and a fusion procedure was successfully performed 16 months ago. After the initial neck brace stage of 6 weeks, my recovery was pretty amazing. I have however been experiencing severe shoulder blade muscle pains that extends to my collar bone on my left side lately. This condition started roughly a week ago and seems to persist. I have tried heat packs and mild muscle relaxers. Is this normal? I drive a lot as I am a consultant and also do quite a lot of computer work. I have slight numbness in my left thumb and upper, outer arm on my left side from time to time.

Best Responses
There are no responses to this discussion.
Do you find this discussion helpful?
0
SHOW MAIN MENU
SHOW SUB MENU
Cancel
Delete