Cervical stands for your neck and radiculopathy means irritation of a nerve. Thus, cervical radiculopathy means irritation at the neck that may result in developing pain, numbness or tingling from hand to foot.
Moreover, such condition may also cause changes in sensation and getting weakness in muscles in other parts of your body along with neck. Pinched nerve in the neck is another form of cervical radiculopathy.
What Causes Cervical Radiculopathy?
Disk material or bony changes of the spine even the both can be the reason behind irritation of a nerve in the neck or low back. The nerves drive from the spinal cord out via small space between the bones. When the small space decreases, the nerve may get irritated which end up in cervical radiculopathy.
How It Can Be Recovered?
Cervical Radiculopathy can be treated with a conservative treatment that includes physical therapy, chiropractic, specific exercises and more, but it does not include the surgery. Several people have gained significant improvement in cervical radiculopathy with the help of conservative treatment within a couple of months.
The most reliable physical therapy treatment include the hands-on technique that is applied to the neck and mid back. The professionals will also suggest some exercises that work effectively on the muscles around the shoulders. The whole treatment not only reduces the pain but also work to strengthen the weak muscles. The physiotherapists can also suggest some exercises to avoid neck pain in future.
So, if you are suffering from Cervical Radiculopathy, contact us at Bramalea Physiotherapy & Wellness. Our team of professional physiotherapists in Brampton provide customized physiotherapy treatment throughout your rehabilitation journey. Call us today to book your appointment.