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Chiari malformation – Symptoms and causes

Chiari malformation - Symptoms and causes

I’m Dr Ray Drury with the Upper Cervical Spine Center, and what I’d like to talk to you about today is something that we’ve had people literally travel to our office from all over the world, and that’s for a condition that’s become a lot more aware lately with the advanced imaging, and that’s called a Chiari malformation.

Where does the pain between shoulder blades come from?

Where does the pain between shoulder blades come from?

We often have patients come to us with pain in the shoulder blades, between the shoulders, down the mid-back. Actually sometimes it’s been so bad that they’ve gone to the emergency room thinking they’re having a heart attack, because it can sometimes even radiate down into the arm, mimicking that of a heart attack. Oftentimes, […]

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