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Cervical Spondylosis And Weight Training
Cervical (Neck) Spondylosis (Definition)
A condition involving changes to the bones, discs, and joints of the neck. These changes are caused by the normal wear-and-tear of aging. With age, the discs of the cervical spine gradually break down, lose fluid, and become stiffer. ...Read more
Have cervical spondylosis w muscle spasms in upper back and neck. Should I be doing any upper body strength training or not?
Yes you could: Any thing with comfrot you could do. ...Read more
Cervical spondylosis. Light weight lifting makes shoulders tight. Are there exercises I can do to help it or are all arm/neck exer going to tighten?
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Have cervical spondylosis. Did neck traction 3 times, started at mininum weight n increase 1kg every time. Now feel tension at throat. Is it related?
No: Short of dying now, no. There is no foutain of youth to reverse these aging changes but if you smoke, stop as this will slow the rate of degeneration. ...Read more
Ergonomic pillows: Usually ergonomic pillows that adapt to the normal curvature of your neck withot exagereting it are the best. ...Read more
If I sit without support for few minutes also my back start to hurt badly what cud be this I hve cervical spondylosis also?
There are a number of things that could be the cause. It could be the result of the beginning stages of arthritis or possible muscle spasms. It could also be from a bulging or herniated disc causing the pain. It sounds like you need a good physical evaluation to get to the cause of the pain. If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.
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Was recently diagnosed with cervical spondylosis. My dad is in a wheel chair because of it. How does this disease progress?
Very variable, slowly: Most people have some form of cervical spondylosis as we age. It basically is a fancy term for cervical arthritic changes. It is a bit early for a 35 year old such as yourself. Spondylosis by itself won't put anyone in a wheelchair unless it causes cord compression resulting in cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Also not everyone with cord compression gets myelopathy. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Recent lay diagonised cervical spondylosis now having pain in lower and middle back on sitting on a good posture also what could be this?
Lumbar spondylosis: Cervical spondylosis is often reflective of degenerative changes in the spine. 32 is a bit early for that, but it can happen. These degenerative or arthritic changes can lead to pain. It is not uncommon to have these changes in more than one area of the spine. The lumbar spine is a common area and this can cause some of the symptoms that you have. If the problem persists, check with your doctor. ...Read more
Cervical spondylosis is the fancy term for arthritis of the neck vertebrae. The best treatment for those arthritic changes is flexibility exercises and maintenance of range of motion.
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As usual and with all condtions, no smoking, keep weight down to recommended level, and maintain good physical health. Best of luck! ...Read more
Can be: Cervical spondylosis- arthritis of the neck usually manifests itself in neck pain and sometimes arthritis spurs which narrow the nerve exit hole (foramen) and the central spinal canal which can cause weakness and pain of an extremity as well as weakness of the arms and legs. It can also be mild. This is a significantly variable disease. See the neurosurgeon or orthospine surgeon. ...Read more
Degenerative bone: Degenerative changes in the vertebrae in the neck cause irregular bony processes, degenerative changes in the disc and ligaments combine to narrow the spinal canal and damage the spinal cord. The symptoms are in part due to osteoarthritis of the cervical spine, but more seriously due to damage to the spinal cord and its nerves. ...Read more
Spondylosis: Spondylosis is simply arthritis of the disc and facets. This is not a common reason for spine surgery. It usually will cause neck pain that is aggravated by activity. Now, if pressure is present on the nerves from the arthritis (spinal stenosis) that is a different story. I would try nonsurgical treatment first: physical therapy, arthritis meds, nerve blocks, & reserve surgery for failures. ...Read more
Cannot avoid: Cervical spine spondylosis or arthritis is unavoidable. Traumatic incidents increase the severity of the arthritis. Genetics and strenuous activity contribute as well. Flexibility exercises, range of motion exercises, good health and exercise help all arthritic conditions. ...Read more
Very Common: Spondylosis is basically a fancy term for wear and tear of the spine. We will all develop wear and tear over time and generally don't know it. Spondylosis is seen on xrays or MRI as degeneration of the discs or joints of the spine. It is often not painful but certainly can be. It is more common to see spondylosis as we age. ...Read more
Absolutely: Most patients can be treated and often nearly completely relieved of their symptoms with either non-operative or operative intervention. It should not lead to long term disability for most patients. ...Read more
Is it okay to jog 4 days a week with cervical spondylosis? It doesn't seem to cause me further pain.
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