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How Can Cervical, Nerve And Disc Problems Be Treated?

my MRI test result as follows, C5-6 left paracentral protrusion compressing the thecal sac and encroaching the left neural foramen, indenting the left exiting C6 nerve root. left facetal hypertrophy at this level with narrowing of the left lateral recess. left centro lateral bulge of C4-5 disc compressing the thecal sac with mild narrowing of left neural foramen. C6-7 posterior left centrolateral bulge indenting the thecal sac with left uncovertebral osteophyte complex at this level, narrowing the left neural foramen.now my question is how serious is my condition and what is the treatment for it . as i have sever pain.
Tue, 7 Oct 2014
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You are having degenerative disc disease with cervical radiculopathy. Try conservative measures like physiotherapy ,wearing soft collar, tab pregaline 75 mg od and analgesic sos. If neuro deficit developes or no symptomatic relief then surgery may be needed. Please mention about canal diameter and cord condition Hope my advice will help you. Take care. Don't forget to rate me.
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How Can Cervical, Nerve And Disc Problems Be Treated?

You are having degenerative disc disease with cervical radiculopathy. Try conservative measures like physiotherapy ,wearing soft collar, tab pregaline 75 mg od and analgesic sos. If neuro deficit developes or no symptomatic relief then surgery may be needed. Please mention about canal diameter and cord condition Hope my advice will help you. Take care. Don t forget to rate me.