Cervical Spondylosis

What Is Cervical Spondylosis ?

Cervical spondylosis causes changes in ligaments, bones, discs and neck joint, it involves gradual stiffness or lose fluid, even breakdown in discs of the cervical spine. Osteoarthritis develops due to shrinkage or dehydration of disc, it is also known as Cervical Osteoarthritis.

Cervical spondylosis usually starts gradually in middle-aged and old age people.

Who are closer in developing Cervical Spondylosis?
It develops with age advancement
Awkward posture
Heavy lifting
Jobs that causes frequent neck movements
Travels more Often in bus or train
Injuries on neck
Genetic factors

What are the causes of Cervical Spondylosis?
The spinal disks degeneration
Disks Herniation
Bone spurs
Ligaments stiffness

What are the symptoms of Cervical Spondylosis?
Pain neck
Neck stiffness
Tingling or numbness of arms or legs
Lack of coordination
Difficulty in walking
Neck soreness
Muscle spasms
Clicking, cracking, popping or grinding sound while moving neck
Shoulder pain
Difficulty in neck bending
Pain while turning the neck

What are the common measures to prevent Cervical Spondylosis?
Wear cervical collar
Minimum movement
Provide neck support
Apply heat and cold therapy
Spine traction

Cervical Spondylosis