Cervical Traction

Cervical traction is a procedure to relieve neck pain. It may also be used to treat cervical radiculopathy or pinched nerves. The device gently applies a tractional force to the cervical or neck vertebrae and results in the separation of disks and joint surfaces to provide relief to the affected area.

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Is arm numbness a symptom of cervical disc bulge?

Query: Hi doctor, My right arm is numb from the elbow to the wrist and sometime I feel like getting electric shock inside. About 29 years ago, I got my C4/C5 lower disc removed. I have neck and back pain too and for which I am taking Lyrica now. I had an MRI and the report is as follows. Tight cervical sp...  Read Full »


Dr. Jakkal Piyush Pandharinath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your complaints it is clear that you are suffering from prolapsed intervertebral disc in cervical region. The prolapsed disc is compressing your spinal nerve roots of arm. I request you to kindly attach MRI images. Most likely it appears from your symptoms that you w...  Read Full »

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