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Back and hand pain, MRI of cervical spine, going for ozone therapy

hi.i am rikhi ram sahu i have very pain in back side and right hand . i get an MRI of CERVICAL SPINE and the impression shown in MRI are:- 1.Cervical spondylosis with paravertebral muscle spasm 2.Right paracentral C5/6 disc extrusion causing thical sac compression & cord indentation with right C5/6 exiting nerve roots comprssion. 3.Left paracentral C4/5 disc protrusion. 4.mild posterocentral protrusion of C3/4 & C6/7 discs. And sir i am doing a ozone therapy but i didnot want to surgery. plz suggest me some important tips to quick relif ..
Asked On : Mon, 26 Mar 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Feb 2014
Hi and welcome to HCM

The MRI report you have given above goes with Cervical Spondylosis.
There are features of Disc bulge with narrowing of neural foramina from C4-C7 levels.

These degenerative changes are not completely reversible but the further progression of these changes can be retarded with medical treatment and regular physiotherapy exercises.

Usually the treatment goes in following lines: rest, lifestyle modifications (namely- avoiding pillow while sleeping, following a healthy diet plan, maintaining suitable posture while working on computer/driving, avoiding any activity that strikes neck discomfort), medications (that your physician prescribes) and most important physiotherapy ( in form of neck exercises, cervical traction if required along with local ultrasonics).

Hope this will helps you. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 6 Nov 2013
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