What is Cervical Spondylosis?
Neck is a well-engineered structure of bones, nerves, muscles, ligaments and tendons.
The cervical spine or neck is delicate – housing the spinal cord that sends messages from the brain to control all aspects of the body while also remarkably strong and flexible, allowing movement in all directions.
How to Diagnose Cervical Spondylosis?
• MRI Scan: An MRI scan can be useful in detecting underlying nerve damage.
• CT Scan: A CT scan can provide a much more detailed scan of your bones compare to an X-ray, but it is usually only performed if patient is unable to have MRI scan for medical reasons.
Transforaminal Nerve Root Injection
Transforaminal nerve root injection is injection of a painkiller that steroid medication is injected into the neck where the nerves exit the spine.