I am a 45 year old male. My height is 184 cm and weight is 97 kg. I had a cervical spine x-ray and was diagnosed with cervical spondylosis. I also have mild CAD and severe sleep apnea.
Due to intermittent chest pain and breathlessness on exertion, CAD was suspected. After positive TMT, I had an angiogram. The angiogram found many minor blocks and no major blocks. The diagnosis was minor coronary atherosclerotic disease and systemic hypertension. The treatment is by medical management.
I have been feeling a constriction in my neck (tightness) exactly in the throat region while walking. This happens only while walking and goes away as soon as I stop. I have been advised to consult an orthopaedician to see if the neck constriction while walking can be due to spondylosis. I occasionally have lower back pain and numbness in hand (palm) and also weak hand grip.
Some months back I felt significantly light-headed and had difficulty in balancing. After some tests, I was diagnosed with uncompensated vestibular lesion. After some medication, it improved a bit. Now again I find the lightheadedness and balancing issues i.e, I feel as though I may faint but actually not.
My queries are:
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The lightheadedness and balancing issues can also occur due to spondylosis.
Spondylosis is not so severe on x-ray (attachment removed to protect patient identity), it is of mild grade.
If your hand grip is weak, it is better to get an MRI to see for any nerve compression.
For treatment initially take some analgesics and anti-inflammatory with nerve stimulating drugs.
MRI cervical spineRegarding follow up:
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Thank you for your prompt response. I have few more doubts to get clarified.
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