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Mild degenerative changes in clerical spine, neural foraminal narrowing, central canal narrowing. Treatment?

I have mild degenerative changes in clerical spine with - left posters lateral disc osteophytes complex at C6-C7 causing mild to moderate left neural foraminal narrowing - mild broad based disc herniation and posterior osteophytes at C5-C6 causing mild central canal narrowing. What is the treatment for above and how serious is it?
Asked On : Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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You have cervical spine degeneration with spinal stenosis. Do you get pain in arms? any imbalance while walking? feeling of tightness in legs?
Initially we always treat with medicine and physical therapy however if pain is significant and having above symptoms then need to consider surgical intervention. Thanks.
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