i was diagnosed with cervical spondylotisis recently, do i have to have a surery?

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MRI finding: There is loss of normal cervical lordosis, Multilevel disc degenerative changes noted.

sever canal stenosis at C5/6 level, mild canal stenosis at C6/7 level. There's narrowing exit forament at C3/4,C4/5,C5/6. therefore on dynamic movement may be irritation of the corresponding exit nerve roots.

i have been suffering from significant radiculopathy pain on my right upper limb.

I was referred to surgical clinic. I don't know whether surgery is the only option.

any suggestions?

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