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I am sorry for your symptoms.
C5 & C6 disc protrusion will cause pain in the outer side of shoulders, forearm.
Those would not affect the top side of head.
C2 pain can be felt in the side of the head.
There can be other causes for the pain like a vascular headache, ice pick headache.
I would suggest to inform your doctor about the pain.
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Anxiety, stress can play a role.
Muscle relaxants can be prescribed by your doctor.
I feel you need to take the exercises under the supervision of physiotherapist.
If you have not consulted an orthopedic recently, you can have one
If you have not consulted an orthopedic recently, you can have one.
What was your father's condition?
Improvement depends on the underlying disease condition, severity.
All cases may not get the same response.
I feel you can consult with orthopedic first, he can suggest it after evaluation.