Ishaq Syed, MD

Ishaq Y. Syed, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon on the medical staff at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas. Dr. Syed actively participates in teaching orthopedic residents and in spinal research. He performs both traditional and minimally invasive surgeries. He specializes in the treatment of spinal conditions including but not limited to: arthritis of the spine, degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, pinched nerves/Sciatica/Radiculopathy, spinal deformities, traumatic injury to the spine, spinal stenosis and spine tumors. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Syed today.

Neck and arm pain? What to do about a pinched nerve

A common cause of neck and arm pain is a pinched nerve, also known as cervical radiculopathy. Several structures in the cervical spine can cause pressure on a nerve as it branches from the spinal cord to travel down your arm where it provides motor and sensory function.   Two of the most common culprits behind …

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