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There is inferior heriniation of the cerebellar below the

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There is inferior heriniation of the cerebellar below the foramen magnum by 1.5cm suggestive of Chiari malformation.
Is there anyway other than surgery
Submitted: 29 days ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 29 days ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 29 days ago.

in the USA, there are alternative doctors such as osteopathic medicine doctors who treats Chiari malformation using cranialsacral therapy which is an extremely gentle form of manipulation to create a therapeutic response in the body

also you can try acupuncture to see if that helps chiari malformation

but if these don't work, you may have to have surgery for the herniation of 1.5cm.

are you having headaches or nausea or neck pains at this time?

Customer: replied 29 days ago.
I have mid headache and back pain Ali burning sensation
Expert:  Dr. David replied 29 days ago.

I see.

you are in Japan?

talk to you doctor about acupuncture to see if that works

or else, you may need to have surgery to repair your Chiari malformation.

let me know if you have other questions.

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