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Cervical Spinal Stenosis and numbness. Is it possible that I could develop paralysis ?

Recovering from whiplash . Doctors stated that complications are due to RSD or cervical spinal stenosis . Have extreme numbness in arm and leg. Have a 2.5-3 mm central disk herniation with mild impingement on the ventral cord surface and mid AP canal diameter is reduced to 9 mm. Should I be concerned about the numbness? Is it possible that I could develop paralysis?
Asked On : Thu, 4 Aug 2011
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Read your prob,you have been suffering from cervical spinal stenosis, there is 2.5 to 3mm herniation ,this compress your nerve , n this is cause of numbness, tingking sensation on hands. for it you should wear cervical coller, do cervical physiotherapy n start any muscles relaxants after advising your doc. in some cases surgical correction also done. consult with your doc n start proper treatment. in such type of condition only numbness, loss os sensation on some part of hand, pain on hand n shoulder n neck occure. no chance of getting paralized.
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