Doctor insights on:
Alternative Treatments For Cervical Stenosis
I have cervical stenosis and fibromyalgia. With activity my upper chest area aches with severe pain. My thoracic MRI was good. What could cause this?
Coronary arteries ?: 59yo female reports chest pain with exercise. Physicians generally rule out the most worrisome pathology ascribed to symptoms patients report. Before all other considerations, a 59yo women with chest pain upon exercise needs an in-depth evaluation for angina pectoris and coronary artery disease. If a workup is negative, then consult with an Osteopath. These symptoms require expeditious evaluation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can you help cervical stenosis I have had 4 physical therapy treatments which left me with pain i didn, t have before?
Possibly: Cervical stenosis refers to narrowing of the central spinal canal or neural foramina where the nerves exit and is usually due to a combination of degenerative discs, arthritic changes and sometimes a congenitally small canal. In milder cases, therapy, medication, traction and sometimes injections can be helpful. In more severe stenosis surgical decompression may be needed. Eval is needed to decide. ...Read more
I am 26, I have cervical stenosis (vagina) pap smear was fine, I've barely bled this past year, dnt want more kids, do I have to get treatment?
Cervical spinal stenosis how to lessen pain and what pain meds work best had trouble with physical therapy because back is in spasm pain was unreal ?
Cervical spinal stenosis very painful left shoulder blade going down left arm not going for next surgery going for therapy will that help?
Most can : Be treated non operatively with physical therapy with or without medication such as anti inflammatories, serotonin uptake inhibitors (cymbalta ) as well as with Neurontin or Lyrica (pregabalin) as long as no contraindications to their use. Epidural steroid injections may be indicated as well as activity modification and use of a soft cervical collar worn in reverse to keep neck flexed for symptom relief. ...Read more
Not Necessarily: Cervical stenosis, or narrowing of the canal that the spinal cord passes through in the neck, causes many different symptoms and if left untreated can lead to paralysis in some cases. It is treatable with surgery, however. The key is to obtain treatment before the stenosis is severe enough to damage the spinal cord. I would discuss your concerns with a neurosurgeon. ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Alternative treatments for aortic stenosis
- Alternative treatments for cervical dystonia
- Alternative treatments for cervical erosion
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Alternative pain treatments and lifestyle changes after anterior cervical fusion
- Alternatives to surgery for spinal stenosis
- Alternative exercises for spinal stenosis
- Spinal stenosis alternative medicine
- Talk to a orthopedic spine surgeon online for free