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C5 C6,MRI,Neck Spine pain

The MRI report mentioned below. Kindly let me know if surgery needed? There is a pain from last 1 month and the patient is taking pain killers. With whom to meet- Chiropractor? Neurologist? Physiotherapist?or Orthopedic? Medical data: Cervicobrachialgieen left. HNP ? Report: The corpora are in line and are normally of height . no osseous pathology. At level C5 C6 , there is a median HNP . Thus, the spot a canal stenosis , with some compression myelum . no myelopathy demonstrable. On other levels, no indication of HNP . further large foramina . On other levels, a large dural channel. Conclusion. Median HNP level C5 C6 with canal stenosis with compression on the spinal cord .
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Saurabh Bhalla Delhi | Occupational Therapist
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As advised earlier, According to the condition of the patient the next step would be a surgical procedure. the surgery does not come with guarantee, but may prove to be beneficial in this case(quite a lot chances). or just can be managed with therapy and precautions , again depending on present functional state and extent of damage done to spinal cord. Consult Occupational Therapist / neuro-Occupational Theapist, if you are having trouble with the Day- day activities. BUT THE FINAL DECISION STILL DEPENDS UPON CORELATING THE MRI SCANS (IMAGES) and PRESENTATION OF THE PATIENT
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If SURGICAL INTERVENTION IS ADVISED , You have to consult Neuro -surgeon or Spine surgeon, or orthopaedic surgeon. (in order of priority), or if possible please upload the images of MRI and RECORD A VIDEO (person needs to get up walk and sit somewhere else and drink a glass of water) AND UPLOAD, and share link, SO that correlation can be made and advised accordingly
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Consider it as urgent and don't linger on, visit nearest neurosurgeon, for immediate advise along with the person involved. STAY HEALTHY
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Dr. Vishwas Virmani Noida | Physiotherapist
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Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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Dr. Sandip Gupta Delhi | Orthopedic Surgeon
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Consult Ortho surgeon and try conservative management including medicines with physiotherapy.
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