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Cervical Foraminotomy

What is Cervical Foraminotomy? In my prior blogs,  we discussed cervical radiculopathy,  or in simple terms,  a pinched nerve in the neck.  Usually,  there is associated pain, numbness and tingling corresponding to the distribution of the pinched nerves functions.  As we discussed before,  these nerves can have a distribution of sensation called dermatomes, as well […]

The Advantages of Cervical Foraminotomy

I am assuming you have already had the discussion about the need for a neck surgery for a pinched nerve in the neck.  Let us assume you have already failed the standard non-surgical treatments including time,  medications,  therapy and injections.  Let us further assume certain diagnostic tests have isolated the pinched nerves to a specific […]