Neurosurgery

Cervical Myelopathy

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Cervical myelopathy refers to compression on the cervical spinal cord from either a disc herniation or cervical spinal stenosis.

Generally, it is more common in the elderly population and is a slow process. Symptoms include incoordination in the hands, a heavy feeling in the legs, or numbness and tingling in the legs. It is generally a slowly progressive condition. It is usually not painful as compression of the spinal cord does not cause pain.

 

Rochester Neurosurgery Partners

Highland Hospital

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Strong Memorial Hospital

Unity Hospital

Southern Tier Neuromedicine

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