A 36-year-old female asked:
41yo male-pain in back of neck, radiating 2 left shoulder, sometime 2 left hand joint, fingers x10 days; dx cervical spondylosis.best treatment option?
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Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Varies: So, essentially you have a "pinched nerve" in the neck. Mild cases may respond to medication and rest; moderate cases traction with physical therapy; severe usually get an MRI and then epidural steroid injections or surgery.
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Orthopedic Surgery 9 years experience
Neck pain: neck pain that radiaties into the fingers should be evaluated by an orthopedic spine surgeon or neurosurgeon. Physical therapy with anti inflamitory medications may help. the next step may be an epidural steriod injection
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Last updated Mar 16, 2021
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