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Have you experienced pain in the arms, neck, chest, upper back or shoulders? If the answer is “yes,” you may suffer from cervical radiculopathy, the compression of nerve roots near the cervical vertebrae. the damage or disruption of nerve function that results if one of the nerve roots near the cervical vertebrae is compressed. At the InterX Therapy Center, we have plenty of experience with cervical radiculopathy treatment and herniated cervical disc treatment – and we can create a treatment plan to get you back to your old self.
How does cervical radiculopathy happen? Generally, it’s the result of pressure from a ruptured disc, degeneration of the bones, arthritis, or other injuries that create pressure on the nerve roots.
For older people, middle-aged and beyond, degenerative changes that take place over time creates pressure on nerve roots. In short, it’s the result of getting older.
In younger people, however, cervical radiculopathy is often the result of a ruptured disc, the likely result of trauma. In turn, this ruptured disc material compresses or inflames the nerve root, resulting in pain.
The most common symptoms of cervical radiculopathy include pain in the arms, neck, chest, upper back or shoulders.
The most common symptoms of cervical radiculopathy include pain in the arms, neck, chest, upper back or shoulders. Other symptoms include muscle weakness or a numbness or tingling in the fingers or hands. And some patients experience a lack of coordination, especially in the hands.
The good news is there’s help – and it doesn’t require painful surgery or dangerous opioid use. The InterX Therapy Center can create a personal cervical radiculopathy treatment plan for you, using the InterX system. In addition, we can recommend health and lifestyle changes, such as diet or exercise, to help accelerate the process. Because at the InterX Therapy Center, we believe there’s no need to suffer. And through a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan, tailored for your specific need, you won’t.