|Ankylosing Spondylitis - The Cervical Spondylosis|
Cervical spondylosis - a chronic disease of the spine, at which the expansion of the rostral on the edges vertebral bodies. Some misinterpret osteophytes as the deposition of salts, but this definition is incorrect, since the process of development osteophytes associated with bone degeneration of ligaments. Most spondylosis is a consequence of age-related changes (usually in the cervical region). With distribution of occupations of mental work the number of people suffering from pain in the neck and shoulder girdle, increased.
Symptoms - boleoschuscheniya head, often - in the shoulder belt in the back of the head, eyes and ears. They are stored and stationary head. Besides, usually limited mobility of the neck and pain during movements, particularly at turns heads. As Generally, patients with difficult to find a comfortable position to sleep, they often wake up with pain in the neck because of the awkward position of the head, causing additional strain on joints and ligaments of the cervical spine.
When spondylosis is usually characterized by long-term pain, difficulty in moving his head. In the study revealed limited mobility cervical vertebrae. As a rule, pressure on the rear side of the intervertebral joints causes pain, especially if this little reject the patient's head back.
Chronic and intractable diseases of the cervical usually proceeded by periods of acute conditions, passing completely or leave slight traces. Treatment in these times of limited intake of analgesics within a few days. Then, as a rule, possible normal working life, but the received signals of irregularities in the body must make to think about the need change posture during work and do regular gymnastic exercises. Otherwise the risk of disease in transition chronic form.
Therapy for chronic pain in the cervical spine should be aimed primarily at preventing the complications of the disease. It is important to realize connection between the improper position of the body and pain in the neck. If necessary, all the time to sit, leaning (for example, when working at computer), it should be every 10 minutes to raise his head and lowered his shoulders. Every hour must be like, dangling his hands along the body. Such pause is needed for both physical and for mental relaxation. Regular exercise contribute to the gradual reduction of pain, they also improve the mobility of the vertebrae. However, the rapid recovery from chronic diseases such is not expected.
Analgesic and anti-inflammatory drugs ease the state, but the disease is not treated.