Asked in Back Neck and Spine
What is the treatment for cervical spondylosis?
Cervical spondylosis is where the cartilage or bones on the neck begin to wear out. Minor cervical spondylosis can recover by itself if the patient cares to relax their neck and refrain from overexerting themselves. Painkillers such as ibuprofen or codeine can help to relive the symptoms of cervical spondylosis so that the patient can let their neck heal without having to endure the pain. If there are spasms or nerve injuries, muscle relaxants or amitriptyline may be prescribed to help relieve...
What is posterior spondylosis?
Spondylosis is a term for degenerative osteoarthritis of joints between the vertebrae. Posterior spondylosis refers to this degeneration occurring in the back of the joints, rather than the front. ...
Will Yoga aggravate lumbar spondylosis?
It's going to be different for each individual. For some people, there are yoga poses that actually help to relieve some of the pain associated with lumbar spondylosis. It's also best to consult with a doctor before trying an activity that could be strenuous. ...
Asked in Disability Issues
Can you claim disability benefit for cervical spondylosis?
One with Cervical Spondylosis can qualify for disability. Qualification depends on the line of work one is in and the severity of the condition. ...
What is Spondylosis?
Spondylosis is a type of arthritis of the spine. Spondylosis involves growth of osteophytes (bony protrusions) of the bones which form the openings through which nerves from the spine pass. These openings are called foramina (singular "foramen"). If the spondylosis is sufficiently severe, the osteophytes can make the foramina so small that the exiting nerve root is pinched. This can cause radicular pain. Radicular pain is pain radiating from the spine (usually into an extremity), caused by pressure on a nerve root. Not...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases
What is cervical spondylosis with paracentral disk protrusion?
Cervical spondylosis with paracentral disk protrusion is a condition of the spine and or neck. This condition can cause pain and trouble with movement. ...
Asked in Back Neck and Spine
You were diagnosed with degenerative spondylosis at L4-L5 will this spread to other disks or can it be cured without any type of surgery?
yes i have been diagnosed with degenerative spondylosis
Will yoga aggravate cervical spondylosis symptoms?
Usually cervical spondylosis is aggravated by extending (bending backwards), and side-bending of the head. If you have cervical nerve irritation associated with spondylosis, then you should avoid positions of your head that increase these symptoms. Yoga activities, therefore, should be tolerated as long as you are careful with the position of your head. ...
What is the difference between cervical spondylosis and cervical cancer?
Cervical spondylosis means arthritis-related changes in the neck. Cervical cancer is cancer at the end of the uterus. These conditions are not the same, and are completely unrelated. ...
Asked in Medical Terminology
What is the medical term meaning spinal degeneration?
Spondylosis means spinal degeneration.
Asked in Medication and Drugs
For Burning feet with lumbar spondylosis do you have homeopathic medicines?