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Doctor insights on: Cervical Disk Herniation Symptoms

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What could cervical disk herniation aggravate into? Can the neck break or something?how to slow wear and tear after diagnosis.

What could cervical disk herniation aggravate into? Can the neck break or something?how to slow wear and tear after diagnosis.

Neck can't break,but: Your neck can;t break,but you could get articular nerve pain, numbness and tingling at that level. You should make sure you have a proper head rest in your car. and if you swim don't dive. A physical therapist can instruct you in gentle strengthening exercises and activities to avoid. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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I have cervical disk herniation in c4-c7 region. What should I do?

I have cervical disk herniation in c4-c7 region. What should I do?

Pinched nerve: Causes neck pain and pain down your arm or into the shoulder area. Usually responds to meds, pt but if it doesn't then surgery is necessary ...Read more

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Cervical disk herniation c4-c5 c5-c6 c6-c7?

Cervical disk herniation c4-c5 c5-c6 c6-c7?

Pinched nerve: Causes neck pain and pain down your arm or into the shoulder area. Usually responds to meds, pt but if it doesn't then surgery is necessary ...Read more

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Can you have muscle weakness in you arm and legs if you have cervical entrapment in your neck and back due to a disk herniation?

Can you have muscle weakness in you arm and legs if you have cervical entrapment in your  neck and back  due to a disk herniation?

Yes: Depending on what vertebral levels are affected, you can have pinching of the nerves as they exit one or both sides of the vertebral column, so one or both sides could be affected.If the disc herniation is toward the spinal cord, esp. in the neck where there is little extra space, the effects could be worse & affect more then the limbs.Weakness/decreased reflexes are an indication for surgery. ...Read more

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Is facial para thesis related to cervicle disk herniation with cord compression?

Is facial para thesis related to cervicle disk herniation with cord compression?

Facial Numbness: Causes of numbness in the face the facial nerve, which is cranial nerve vii, controls facial expression with 7 thousand individual nerve fibers to the facial muscles. Many disorders, conditions and diseases can interrupt the function of the nerve fibers and cause numbness. ...Read more

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Can a chiropractor permanently fix a cervical herniated disk?

Can a chiropractor permanently fix a cervical herniated disk?

Not possible but...: A herniated disc means the gel-like substance in the center of the disc has leaked out and chiropractic treatment can not possibly make than gel disappear. See http://www.spine-health.com/video/cervical-herniated-disc-video However, a good chiropractor or osteopath may help reduce the pressure that gel is putting on a nerve. Another option to consider is prolozone: http://tinyurl.com/h7e7yp4 ...Read more

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Does a cervical herniated disk cause horrible shoulder pain?

It can: Severe shoulder pain is a common symptom seen in cervical disc herniations. There can be further radiation of pain down the arm as well. ...Read more

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Can a cervical herniated disk cause throat pressure and pain?

Herniated disc: In my experience that would be a very unusual finding to see throat pressure and pain associated with a cervical disc herniation. ...Read more