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Cervical stenosis

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Cervical Stenosis Overview:

  • Condition characterized by the narrowing of the spinal canal in the cervical spine, leading to potential compression of the spinal cord and nerve roots

  • Can result from various factors, including age-related degeneration, herniated discs, or bone spurs


Causes of Cervical Stenosis:

  • Degenerative changes in the spine, including osteoarthritis

  • Herniated discs or bulging discs

  • Thickening of ligaments in the spine

  • Bone spurs (osteophytes) developing in the spinal canal


Signs and Symptoms:

  • Neck pain and stiffness

  • Radiating pain, numbness, or weakness in the arms

  • Hand clumsiness or difficulty with fine motor skills

  • In severe cases, coordination problems and difficulty walking


Diagnosis and Evaluation:

  • Clinical evaluation of symptoms and physical examination

  • Imaging studies (MRI, CT scan) to visualize the degree of stenosis and its impact on the spinal cord

  • Nerve conduction studies if neurological symptoms are present


Treatment Approaches:

  • Conservative Measures:

    • Physical therapy and exercises to improve neck strength and flexibility

    • Medications for pain management and inflammation

    • Lifestyle modifications to reduce strain on the neck

  • Interventional Procedures:

    • Epidural steroid injections for targeted pain relief

    • Surgical interventions may include laminectomy or laminoplasty for decompression


NYPMD Specialists for Cervical Stenosis:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD neurosurgeons and specialists outside New York

  • Expertise in managing cervical stenosis 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 Stenosis:

  • Thorough assessment of cervical stenosis 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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