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Cervical Spondylosis/ Degenerative Neck Disease

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Cervical spondylosis is a degenerative disease in which there is abnormal wear on the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae).

It is a common cause of chronic neck pain. The fourth to seventh cervical vertebrae are most commonly affected by these degenerative changes. Middle-aged people and women are more prone to cervical spondylosis.

Cervical Spondylosis

The bones in the neck begin to degenerate with aging. Disc degeneration (collapse, of the disc spaces and loss of disc space height) and bone spurs lead to cervical spondylosis. The disc space becomes narrow and gradually compresses the nerve. In advanced cases of cervical spondylosis, spinal cord is affected and may also lead to paralysis of the arm.

Neck pain and stiffness resulting in limitation of movement; and numbness or weakness in arms, hands, and fingers can be commonly seen in patients with cervical spondylosis.

A thorough physical examination, neck X-ray, MRI of the neck and EMG aid in the diagnosis.

Neck immobilization with soft collars, pain management with NSAIDs or muscle relaxants, cervical traction and physiotherapy prove to be efficacious in treating cervical spondylosis. However, surgery is advised in cases of severe pain and nerve root compression. Surgery for cervical spondylosis involves correction of the degenerative pathologic entities that compress a nerve root or the spinal cord.
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dear sir,,for the past 2 months i under go the treatment for cervical spondylosis. now i feel that i got paining in the legs for the past 10 days .. and doctor said that i have to go for a surgery but i under go heart surgery in the year july 2012...sir can u suggest me the best option
srikanth544 Sunday, February 09, 2014
which type of diet must be given and must be restricted for cervical spondylitis ?
samvedna.pathak Wednesday, October 30, 2013
I Lova Raju i am suffering with cervical spine as per MRI report small osteophytes noted over C5 and C6 vertebral bodies diffuse annular bulging and postero-central protresion of C5/C6 interverterbral disc causing compression on cord and bilateral neural foramina. diffuse annular bulging and right posterior para central protrusion of C3/C4 and C4/C5 intervetbral discs causing diffuse compression on cord. diffuse annular bulging of C6/C7 intervetbral discs causing compression on cord and neural foramen. Please suggest me a better solution.
lovashyam1166 Thursday, October 17, 2013
Is cervical spondylosis curable completly or what level we can recover. plz reply
jamal_khan Saturday, October 05, 2013
I am suffering with mild cervical as per MRI report c4,c5,c6,c7 bulged light signal fromT1 my nature of duties to drive locomotive for 10hrs continously futhure I can same duties by Rahim
Rahim1005 Monday, September 02, 2013
accupuncture is the best treatment for the cervical spondylosis i undergo treatment for 3 months and i have no pain on the neck
pavan.d Thursday, March 28, 2013
Where did you get your accupuncture therapy? and from which doctor? pls rply.
anil.agarwal Monday, June 10, 2013
Dr. Behraji hospital, opp central cenema, charni road, mumbai is one of d best place for all these.
vijayvicky Monday, October 14, 2013
Which hospital in India is good for the treatment of cervical spondylosis? Please tell me.
danianul Tuesday, February 05, 2013
Dr.Lajpat rai mehra's Neurotherapy Centre
RAmadutt Wednesday, April 17, 2013
I have been suffered with cervical pain and it also comes in my left arm i hv been under gone massage and electro thrapy which results in more pain please adviceme what exercise should i do to cure this
dkdkd Sunday, November 25, 2012
MRI report: C3-C4, C5-C6, C-6-C7 CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS C3-C4, C-5-C-6 DISC BULGES AND OSTEOPHYTESARE MODERATELY COMPRESSING THE THECAL SAC AND BILATERAL NEURAL RECESSES C-6-C-7 DISC PROTRUSION IS SEVGEERELY COMPRESSING THE BILATERAL NEURAL RECESSES AND MODERATELY COMPRESSING THE THECAL SAC WHAT IS THE TREATMENT SUGGESTED FOR THE ABOVE PROBLEM
Padmavathi52 Wednesday, November 21, 2012
i am o.p.singh and suffering from cervical spodylosis, after 3 days of treatment, one night i got rough massage of my neck from my son. next morning severe virtigo occured. i fell on ground thrice without any prior indication and twice i fell in my bed while sitting. there was no pain anywhere, but i became unconcios several times for few seconds every time without any symtoms.2 days treatment by traction and medicine virtin has helped to avoid recurrence. it is dangerous while working or driving, i am scared for my future. kindly advice.
O.P.Singh Friday, November 16, 2012
Dear Sir, Dont worry same happened to me for few days , I started doing Bhujang Asan on the advice of my Homeopathic Dr. and corrected in 5-6 days with Homepathic medicine and Asan
RajatKumar Monday, September 30, 2013
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