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What kind of physical therapy should I do for cervical spine nerve damage?
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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
4 doctors agree
In brief: What kind/level?
First see a rehab doctor or neurologist to be sure physical therapy won't be dangerous.
If it isn't serious you are likely to need strengthening of any affected muscles with neck and arm range of motion. Cervical traction is useful for some disc ruptures. Again see the doctor first. You might have something that could cause paraplegia or a tumor or a disc needing surgery or epidural injections.

In brief: What kind/level?
First see a rehab doctor or neurologist to be sure physical therapy won't be dangerous.
If it isn't serious you are likely to need strengthening of any affected muscles with neck and arm range of motion. Cervical traction is useful for some disc ruptures. Again see the doctor first. You might have something that could cause paraplegia or a tumor or a disc needing surgery or epidural injections.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Careful
Careful motion and strengthening, gentle cervical traction.

In brief: Careful
Careful motion and strengthening, gentle cervical traction.
Dr. Nolan Segal
Dr. Nolan Segal
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