The main causes numbness
First, the neurologist will prescribe the examination of the cervical spine, because in this area in the pathology begins to form branches, consisting of vessels and nerve roots. In other words, in the cervical region gradually formed a bone spur causing numbness in the fingers of the right hand.
If the patient from time to time there is a strain of the muscle fibers of the neck area, occurs in the body, spasms of nerve endings. This may be due to malposition of the neck at the workplace or in an uncomfortable posture during sleep.
Another cause of numbness of the fingers may be pathology of vascular permeability. Physiologically this means that the vertebral artery compressed by the hernia or clogged due to the formation of plaques within the vascular wall. Such circulation may be a signal of the impending stroke, especially if numb thumb of the right hand.
In sudden onset cases numbness is recommended to stabilize his mental state, as it is often nervous breakdowns and emotional distress can lead to such consequences.
Treatment of numbness of the fingers of the right hand
Patients with problems of the nervous system is usually assigned x-ray examination, and make pictures with different angles for clearer viewing area of compression of blood vessels and nerve endings. Then comes the turn of Doppler ultrasound of the arteries, which helps to determine the degree of patency of the vessels, and angiography. The latter procedure facilitates in-depth study of cerebral vessels. At the final stage, if necessary, conducted scanning of the spine, echoencephalography and electroencephalography.
After reviewing the results of the diagnosis, the specialist prescribes an individual course of treatment directed on elimination of compression of the arteries. It involves taking medications that reduce the inflammatory edema, the elimination of spasm and pain. The affected area, moreover, must receive support in the form of vitamins and chondroprotectors. The positive impact of exercises and manual therapy. Physical therapy, consisting of a lazer treatment and magnetic therapy, gentle on problem areas.
Among the most effective methods of nonconventional medicine it should be noted acupuncture, hirudotherapy and vacuum manipulation.