THE CERVICAL DISC HERNIATION TREATMENT?
How is the cervical disc herniation treatment done? Is every the cervical disc herniation treatment surgery? Nearly 1 percent of the cervical disc herniation require surgery. Most pain caused by cervical disc herniation is relieved by medication. Physical therapy practices are tried in pain that is not completely relieved by medication. Physical therapy and intra-articular injections provide pain control in most patients. If the patient still complains of pain despite all treatments, surgical intervention is required for this pain. If there is a loss of strength in the hands or arms due to the cervical disc herniation, the only option is surgery. The development of loss of strength in the hands or arms shows that the damage of nerve and spinal cord starts due to the compression caused by hernia. Therefore, the surgery should be performed without losing time.