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Cervical spondylosis, done MRI. Intermittent numbness in shoulder and arms. Serious?

Hello Respected Doctors I am 48 year old Height 173 cm weight 60 kg. My job is to work on computer. I am having Cervical Spondylosis . Report of MRI says Loss of normal cervival lordosis is noted. Osteophytic changes are noted in the cervical vertebrae . Annular posterior bulge is noted at C5-C6 intervertebral disc , causing significant indentation of the subarchnoid space. Disc desiccations due to degenerative disc disease, are noted in all intervertebral discs. I am having intermittent numbness in only right arms/shoulder and in thumb. Please advise me is it very serious and what should I do ? Physiotherapy,medicine or else. Thanking you Mukund Newaskar India
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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Dear the symptoms you are experiencing are all related to discopathia from cervikal spine.My advice is to treat it conservatory.First of all you should put an cervical collar, soft one for two weeks.No physiotherapy is recommended for cervical discopathi.For pain management you can use ibuprofen 400mg twice daily.Wish you all the best
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