numbness in left fingers
I had a c5 corpectomy ten years ago. No known complications. My neck has felt tight for years.
Recently I started experiencing tingling on my right side neck to shoulder. I went to a chiropractor who adjusted my neck and had me do neck stretches with a heavy band.
I started experiencing numbness in my left hand and the tingling has shifted from toward my shoulder to the bottom right side of my face when I bend my head down.
I stopped the stretches but my left fingers are still numb.Hello Barry,
It would seem that the stenosis in your neck is setting in again, either at the same or a different level.
Whilst I believe in stretches, and use them for almost all muscles and joints in the body, I have found they sometimes aggravate a neck condition, and so don't use them any more. You made the right decision.
I would try and locate the same surgeon who operated on you the first time, and ask for an opinion. He obviously did a good job.
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