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How Beneficial Is Surgery For Cervical Radiculopathy
The term radiculopathy is a term used by physicians to refer to nerve pain that follows a particular anatomical distribtuion in the human body. It is most commonly associated with the lumbar spine and herniated discs but can also occur in the neck region and arms. The symptoms are typical pain and number follow a particular nerve innervation and this allows a clinician ...Read more
I've had cervical radiculopathy for 4 years. Tried PT,Acupuncture,epidurals and chiropractic adjustments. I don't qualify for surgery. What to do?
Cervical radiculopathy since 2009. Been getting steroid injections in neck. Doesn't help anymore. Hands hurt. Very swollen. Does surgery help?
I have a question about cervical radiculopathy I know that isn't spelled right. Sorry ! How does one wlwviate the symptoms and what can be done for it. ?
Response: You spelled properly. If you have a pinched nerve in your neck, you will experience radiating pain down an arm. Usually, once diagnosis is established, most cases respond to physical therapy, such as motorized traction. Epidural injections may help, and surgery is only indicated if all conservative measures fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Physical Therapy: 95% of patients with cervical radiculopathy- symptoms of pain or numbness/tingling in a nerve distribution of an arm and/or hand- improve with physical therapy. See your family dr. For evaluation and referral. In your area is dr. Rob galler, a neurosurgeon who is an excellent dr. To see for your problem. He is at stonybrook. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Radiculopathy refers to a problem with nerves at the root level, where they exit the spinal cord. Typically, a ruptured disc may compress the nerve, but problems can occur with degenerative spondylosis and the foramenal narrowing can also compress. Pain, numbness, weakness, and atrophy of muscle ...Read more
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