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My father is facing extreme pain in neck, recently weakness has grown a lot and with numbness in finger bones. With consultation to city doctors he has been advised complete bed rest and surgery related to spinal cord. Can you exactly tell what problem he is facing and what is the required treatment.
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Dr. Swathi S Aithal
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Hello... His symptoms are directing towards cervical cord compression...as the nerves are getting compressed between the vertebrae he's having symptoms of numbness weakness and neck pain...depending on the extent surgery would be required...physiotherapy and cervical collar wow give some temporary relief... But will give good results if continued after surgery
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Dr. Gaurav Mohan(PT)
Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 10 yrs exp Delhi
Good afternoon... It may be nerve compression in cervical spine in any level so he is feeling pain & numbness in fingers. This is called Cervical Radiculopathy. Causes cam be few Spondylosis/Stenosis/Disc Protrude as well.... MRI can show exact picture and symptoms can correlate the magnitude of problem. But you should go for physiotherapy 1st TENS,Hot Pack, Pulsed ultrasonic, Therapeutic exercises strengthening and flexibility exs. Manual therapy(Mulligan/Maitland/Butler's Neural mobilisation) He has to take proper precautions and try for lifestyle modifications also. Regards-Dr.Gaurav Mohan from Physio Hut. 9582450001/9999911357(whtsapp)
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