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I am on biprofenid 100mg, laroxyl 9 drops and rivotril 4 drps for cervical radiculopathy, I have been experiencing tinnitus, is it a side effect? Help

Tinnitus. I don't know those drugs at all. Somatosensory Tinniuts comes from stimulation from the neck. Try massaging the neck like a toothpaste squeeze so that you remove the toxins down towards the heart. See www.drgrossantinnitus.com and www.grossaninstitute.com. Read more...

How common is it for a 42 female to have canal stenosis cervical radiculopathy nerve root impingement herniated discs forimanal narrowing?

I would say that. for most people, by the time we reach 40, we are going to find something "wrong" in their spine, degenerative changes, etc. Wear and tear is part of life. However, whenever these changes lead to radiculopathy, this is a different type of pain. Read more...

Are the symptoms of cervical radiculopathy bad?

Yes. Radiating pain in arm, weakness of the arm, sensory changes--can be disabling in the very acute phase--this is why so many require and prefer surgery--untreated lead to muscle atrophy. Read more...
Can be. Cervical radiculopathy is usually pain with numbness, weakness, and tingling from your neck which radiates (shoots) down your arm(s). The causes are usually from a cervical herniated disc, cervical spinal stenosis, cervical degenerative disc disease. If you have severe pain and/or weakness you need to see your doctor soon. If you have no control of your bowel or bladder you need to go to the ER. Read more...

How do I know if I have cervical radiculopathy?

Symptoms and eval. Cervical radiculopathy is manifest by numbness, tingling, potentially weakness, along a specific neural pathway, in the presence of central or foramenal stenosis of the spine, and most often associated with neck symptoms and mechanical patterns of neck movements causing pain or nerve symptoms down the arm. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: cervical radiculopathy?

Nerve compression. 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 may all be signs. Read more...
Radiculopathy. Radiculopathy is the dysfunction of a nerve root and it can cause pain, sensory disturbances and weakness. Cervical radiculopathy is when a cervical nerve root is affected. Read more...

How beneficial is surgery for cervical radiculopathy?

75% improve. About 75% are improved on follow-up 2 years after surgery. Read more...
Highly. Surgery for a pinched nerve in the neck must be carefully decided, but if the nerve is causing increasing pain, progressive loss of strength, increased loss of sensation, or the process is enlarging or threatening spinal cord, surgery is clearly the way to reverse problems, or protect against further deterioration. Each case is different, helps to get additional opinions. Read more...

What is the treatment for cervical radiculopathy?

It depends on the. Severity of the condition, could be Motrin and physical therapy and in bad cases surgical dictums and fusion. Read more...
C Radiculopathy. Most patients with early signs of radiculopathy benefit from pt, anti-inflammatory medicines and gently traction when indicated. Aggressive manipulation is probably not the best. Between pt visits, work on flexibility and isometric strenghtening of the neck and typically, 80% of patients do well with this to avoid surgery. If pain worsens, go see your ortho spine doc. Read more...

What is the treatment for cervical radiculopathy?

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 more...