When a nerve root is compressed at the level of the seventh cervical vertebra (C7) (cervical disc herniation C6-C7), a patient will present with C7 radiculopathy, lower arm and along the medial border of the scapula. However, for patients with a pinched nerve at the C7 level, this might only scratch the surface of the potential debilitating symptoms.
triceps reflex diminished
forearm ext (wrist drop) motor weakness
fingers 2 & 3, all fingertips paresthesia & hypesthesia
see C4 radiculopathy
see C5 radiculopathy
see C6 radiculopathy
see C8 radiculopathy