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Cervical Spondylosis Without Myelopathy
Can someone tell me what cervical spondylosis without myelopathy means? And what are annular tears?
Degenerative changes: Cervical spondylosis implies degenerative changes of the cervical spine. These changes will occur in everyone, & typically starts in the 2nd decade of life. It involves bone spurs, degenerative disc(s), includes tears in the annulus (structure that surrounds the disc material), herniated discs. Myelopathy is a disturbance of the spinal cord mostly due to a pathology compressing the spinal cord. ...Read more
Cervical spondylosis without myelopathy. I was walking when struck by a suv in may of 2012. No neck or shoulder problems before. Why now?
You got hit by a SUV: All 62 year olds have spondylosis which is the aging of the spine. You sustained an injury to the structures of your neck that in a number of patients can exceed one year from time of injury in the distribution you describe. See a spine specialist for an evaluation and treatment suggestions as even a yonger person without pre existing spondylosis can also experience prolonged symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck degeneration: Cervical spondylosis is an arthritic-like wear and tear degeneration of the vertebrae, and typically results in neck pain, stiffness, and decreased flexibility. When the process results in bony changes, the spinal canal can narrow at various levels, and if the spinal cord is compressed, that can cause numbness, weakness, and bladder problems (result of "myelopathy"). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lumbosacral spondylosis without myelopathy, spinal stenosis other than cervical, lumbar region with neurogenic claudication and thoracic radiculitis. What should I do?
If i sit without support for few minutes also my back start to hurt badly what cud be this i hve cervical spondylosis also?
Physical Evaluation: 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. Deuk spine institute. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why don't men want to go to doctors? My husband has cervical spondylosis, and I feel I have to drag him in to be seen. What will happen to him without treatment?
Life may be ok: Cervical spondylosis is a natural aging of the spine. It may be associated with neck pain and disc bulges/canal narrowing that cause arm numbness/tingling and weakness. Usually people who need treatment won't have to be drug to the doctor when symptoms get bad. Let your husband figure out when his pain is bad enough to warrant a doctor visit. He can try physical therapy or injections w/o surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Was recently diagnosed with cervical spondylosis. My dad is in a wheel chair because of it. How does this disease progress?
Slowly: The typical course of spondylosis (i.E, arthritis) is slow progress. Most patients can go from having just neck pain to hand/upper extremity numbness/pain to leg numbness, unsteadiness, and then trouble walking and/or wheel chair bound situations. I suggest you just keep in close touch with you primary physician or neurologist in order to better understand new symptoms/signs you are feeling. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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