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Cervical spine ct,sagittal and coronal multiplanar reconstruction,posterior osteophytes.

there is a ct of the cervical spine with sagittal and coronal multiplanar reconstrution findings: no finding for fracture or dislocation is identified there are broad-based disc bulges at the c5-c6, c6-c7, c7-t1 levels with small posterior osteophytes noted the posterior elements appear normal. Prevertebral soft tissues appear normal. this is the Impression: there are broad-based disc bulges at the c5-c6, c6-c7, c7-t1 levels with minimal central posterior ostephytes formation.
Asked On : Thu, 19 Apr 2012
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Orthopaedic Surgeon, Joint Replacement 's  Response
Findings are in favour of Cervical Spondylosis with Degenerative Disc disease with disc bulge at C 5-6, 6-7, C7-T1. you are advised to abide by the following advise :
- No Pillow in Supine posture
- Avoid forward bending of neck
- Use well fitting Soft Cervical Collar
- Join Physiotherapy Centre for: (I) Ultrasound Therapy
(II) Intermittent Cervical Traction
(III) Isometric Cervical exercises
Please Start Following Medication in consultation with your family physician:
- Inj Methycobal 1 amp. I/M daily X 7
- Tab Myoril (Thiocalchicoside) 8 mg twice a day after meals
- Tab Disperzyme Twice a day before meals
- Lyrica 75mg twice a day after meals
You can continue the above medication for 10 days
You can also consult a Orthopaedic surgeon of your area & should join physiotherapy. After recovery you should continue to do cervical exercises as per advose of Physiotherapist.
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