Does herniated nucleus pulposus hurt the same with cervical radiculopathy?

Yes. Cervical disc displacements can cause the pain associated with cervical radiculopathy because the nerve going down the arm is being pinched by the piece of disc.

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Does herniated nucleus pulposus mean the same as cervical radiculopathy?

No. A herniated disc can be a cause of a cervical radiculopathy which is pain over a nerve arising from the neck due to a compression of that nerve but a disc can herniate without causing nerve compression or even any symptoms even with compression of nerve. Read more...

What is herniated nucleus pulposus radiculopathy? L 15

Disc herniation. If i understand your question you are speaking of disc rupture or herniation at the l4-5 level. This refer to a fissure of the putter fibers of the disc called the annulus with resulting movement of the soft inner portion called the nucleus through that fissure and is putting pressure on the L5 nerve root that causes pain in the outer region of the lower leg. Read more...

How effective is limaprost -alprostadil analogue in cervical herniated nucleus pulposus? My doctor gave me limaprost 30micro and prostaglandin 10mg

Herniated disc. Limaprost is a derivative of prostaglandin E-1 which is a potent vasodilator and inhibitor of platelet clumping or aggregation. In some cases of mild to moderate compression Limaprost works well. However most research does not support a clinical benefit. Read more...

What are non surgical treatments for herniated nucleus pulposus are considered effective?

Most. One has to realize that given enough time 90% of disc herniations get better so anyone can claim a high success rate! Read more...

What are non-surgical treatments for herniated nucleus pulposus that is considered effective?

Most. One has to realize that given enough time 90% of disc herniations get better so anyone can claim a high success rate! treatment is exercise, weight control and not smoking. This helps also minimize the chance of recurrence. Read more...