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cervical myelopathy

I had a shock sensation starting from my left arm down and lower body. This happened on Jun 25th several times. I went to urgent care. They did not see anything alarming. I had continuous tingling sensation on my finger tips on both hands. I still have that sensation.

I went to see an orthopedic expert. He did a CT scan and MRI of cervix area. I showed it to 3 neuro surgeons. They said it is cervical myelopathy particularly C3-4, C4-5, C5-6 broad based disc protrusions causing asymmetric thecal bilateral neural comprises. Ligamenta flavum hypertrophy at c-3-4, C4-5, C5-6 and C67 levels. 3 neuro surgeons indicated that I should have surgery of neck.

when I sleep invariably both hands or one of the hands becomes numb. when I wake up the numbness reduces. however, the numbness in all fingers (particularly finger tips - about 1-2 inches from tip) are numb continuously.

I got about 4 treatments of accupuncture and accupressure. it seemed to work temporarily.

I talked to people who had even worse conditions than me. ie. like whole right side numb etc. they used ayurveda and excercises to avoid surgery altogether.

I would like to avoid surgery. can anyone help? ie. let me know if they have tried alternate methods?


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