Carpal tunnel syndrome affects the wrist's nerves. Cervical radiculopathy involves nerve compression in the neck.
Neck cracking and grinding sounds stem from air bubbles in joints, ligament movement, or degeneration due to age. Typically not a major concern.
Based on the severity, cervical spondylotic myelopathy can be treated with nonsurgical and surgical approaches.
Cervical osteoarthritis presents with neck pain, stiffness, headaches, limited motion, and potential nerve-related numbness or weakness.
Cervical osteoarthritis treatment includes pain relief, exercise, and physical therapy. Severe cases might need surgery.
Cervical osteophytes, commonly arising from aging, can cause pain and limited mobility if they compress nerves or structures.
Cervical osteophytes lead to pain and numbness. Diagnosis includes imaging, physical examination, and treatment planning.
Cervical osteophytes treatment includes pain management, physiotherapy, and surgery for severe cases to relieve symptoms and restore function.