What is a neck hernia?
The neck hernia in the neck region of the vertebrae of the nerves and spread on the back of the nerves, provides the sensation and movement of these regions. The outer part of the tissue we call the intervertebral disc (anulus fibrosus) and the inner part (nucleus pulposus) is found. The inner part of the gelatin consist of a stronger connective tissue that tears the outer part of the spinal cord and compresses the nerves, resulting in neck hernia. It consists of 7 vertebrae from the headbone. In the middle of each vertebra, the spinal cord is the continuation of the brain. Spinning sensations that come from various parts of the body to the brain or from the brain to the body are seen in the spinal cord.
What Are the Symptoms of Neck Hernia?
Patients complain of a pain spreading to the unilateral arm. The pain spreads to the fingertips and may be accompanied by numbness. There may also be a loss of strength in the arm where the pain is spread. Patients may lower the objects they receive into their hands and be clumsy. The pain increases excessively at night, especially at night.
How to diagnose neck hernia?
After your specialist doctor’s examination, the MRI is usually performed for a definitive diagnosis. It can work on tomography where there is no MRI. However, MR should be preferred.
How to treat neck hernia?
If pain and numbness: Physiotherapy – treatment of manual therapy, osteopathy or chiropractic If power loss: Surgery