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Cervical Nerve Root Injection

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

A cervical nerve root injection is a procedure to inject medicine at the nerve roots of your cervical (neck) spine.

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Call your local emergency number (911 in the US) if:

Call your doctor if:

Physical therapy:

A physical therapist teaches you exercises to help improve movement and strength, and to decrease pain.

Follow up with your doctor as directed:

He or she will talk to you about taking your usual pain medicine. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits.

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