Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Cervical Radiculopathy
This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the cervical spine. Because these nerves travel to the shoulders, arms and hands, an injury in the cervical spine can cause symptoms in these areas. Cervical radiculopathy may result from a variety of problems with the bones and tissues of the cervical spinal column.
What is cervical radiculopathy?
This detailed video describes the condition of cervical radiculopathy, including its causes (herniated disc, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis), and symptoms. Symptoms may include pain, weakness, numbness and tingling, and may vary depending on the level of the injury.