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Cervical herniated disc

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Cervical Herniated Disc Overview:

  • Condition where the soft inner material of a disc in the cervical spine protrudes through the tough outer layer

  • Can lead to compression of nearby nerves, causing pain, weakness, and numbness


Causes of Cervical Herniated Disc:

  • Age-related disc degeneration

  • Trauma or injury to the cervical spine

  • Repetitive stress or strain on the neck

  • Genetic factors influencing disc integrity


Signs and Symptoms:

  • Neck pain that may radiate to the shoulders and arms

  • Tingling or numbness in the arms or hands

  • Weakness in the muscles of the arms

  • Changes in reflexes


Diagnosis and Evaluation:

  • Clinical evaluation of symptoms and physical examination

  • Imaging studies (MRI, CT scan) to visualize the herniated disc and assess nerve compression

  • Nerve conduction studies for assessing nerve function, if necessary


Treatment Approaches:

  • Conservative Measures:

    • Rest and activity modification

    • Physical therapy and exercises to improve neck strength and flexibility

    • Medications for pain management and inflammation

  • Interventional Procedures:

    • Epidural steroid injections for targeted pain relief

    • Physical therapy to strengthen and stabilize the neck muscles

  • Surgical Intervention:

    • For severe cases not responsive to conservative measures

    • Procedures may include discectomy, laminectomy, or fusion


NYPMD Specialists for Cervical Herniated Disc:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD neurosurgeons and specialists outside New York

  • Expertise in managing cervical herniated discs through conservative and surgical interventions

  • Collaborative approach with physical therapists and other specialists for comprehensive patient care


What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Cervical Herniated Disc:

  • Thorough assessment of cervical herniated disc and associated symptoms

  • Personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs

  • Conservative or surgical interventions based on the severity of the condition

  • Holistic support for improved cervical function and overall well-being

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