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Herniated Cervical Disc (Neck)

What can I do to manage neck pain.  Both arms tingle, including my legs.  I have used moist heat, tyneol 3. chiro, All that has really happened is I am trying to manage a potential cervical arthroscopic surgery.  I am concerned that should it get to that I will really be bad off.  I am thinking of using a traction device in my home? The pinched nerve is on C3, 4, 5, 6.  L4?
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Neck pain is very difficult to manage other than lying down, taking musscle relaxers and pain meds. Traction can very helpful, it help me until my whole neck was fused. I am fused from C3/C7 in six surgeries over 10 years. My neck pain has been a constant problem for 25 years. I haven't got rid of it yet! You also mention your low back I also have had 2 surgeries to my low back. So I hurt at both ends like I think you do. Put off any surgeries until you just can't function anymore. Even though I think all my surgeries were a success each and every surgery caused the next surgery. Physical therapists have a cold laser machine that I believe it helps muscle spasms and soft tissue. They also have a much better traction unit. If you haven't been to physical therapist in a while look for one with that cold laser or low level laser unit. To be on the lighter side gravity is our problem! haha

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