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Ken, I have numbness in my left pointer finger. I definitely

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Ken, I have numbness in my left pointer finger. I definitely think it's an irritation of my C-7 or 6 or bone spurs. The pain started in my neck and shoulder, then moved to my arm, and now my finger has been number or about 4 days.
I'm almost 40 years old in October, not grossly overweight. I'm 5'11 220. Is there anything I can so besides have surgery?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  dr abid replied 2 years ago.
Hi there ...
You are quite right problem seems to be of Cervical spine , surgery is not the cornerstone in managing your issue , Physiotherapy of cervical spine along with use of cervical collar will fix most of your issues .
Avoid pillow use while sleeping and correct posture will help you out .
So I will suggest you to have Physiotherapy first .
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