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Is Weight Training Good For Cervical Spondylitis
I'have a 22 deg thoracic-cervical idiopathic scoliosis. I do a lot of weight training. Can the scoliosis improved in adult life? Is weight trai. Good
No but...: It is a mechanical issue that will not correct itself, however staying in shape helps in the long term. ...Read more
Why is it that some people get temporary tinnitus when doing weight training that emphasizes the cervical neck muscle area?
Can I do weight training at the gym with bilateral facet joint osteoarthritis throught the cervical spine. Uncovertebral joint osteophytes narrow exi?
Symptoms: Treatment is based on symptoms, neurological exam, as well as radiographic findings. Pure neck pain is generally treated conservatively. The presence of nerve root or spinal cord compression is important to consider as well as symptoms of weakness and/or numbness which could change the type of treatment. This all needs to be discussed with his doctor. If minimal symptoms, no treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There can be in : Terms of what is known as valsalva maneuver. Severe degenenerative changes or spondylosis can lead to narrowed spinal canal termed spinal stenosis & when you cough, sneeze or bear down the spinal fluid within the dural or nerve sac expands within the canal temporarily due to a backup caused by this action that can cause pain. Also the motion of the head & neck moving can cause pain with this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neck pain: "cervical" refers to the neck. "spondyl-" refers to the spine. "-itis" means inflammation. Cervical spondylitis includes any number of disorders that cause inflammation of the cervical spine (neck) creating stiffness and pain. This includes muscle sprain or strain, arthritis (also known as spondylosis or facet arthropathy), inflammation of the disks (discitis or degenerative disc disease, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Conservative: Treament with NSAIDs if no contraindication to this (like ulcer history, etc.), Physical therapy, home exercises that you learn at therapy.That is only if the cervical spondylosis/spondylitis is causing you any sypmtoms. Pay attention to proper body mechanics. Stay away from tobacco, keep a healthy weight. Most people don't have symptoms from spondylosis, which starts during our 2nd decade. ...Read more
The one you like: There is no best mattress for cervical spondylitis. The type of mattress depends more on how you sleep, generally softer for side sleepers, firmer for back and stomach sleepers. More important for neck pain is a proper pillow. Generally a thicker pillow for side sleepers to keep your spine in a neutral position. You need to try them out and see what feels best. ...Read more
Depends on the cause: Cervical spondylitis refers to inflammation of the joints in the cervical spine. This is often manifest by pain. The question is what is the cause of this? A common cause is ankylosing sponydylitis an inflammatory process that affects other parts of the body. Another cause is degenerative or 'wear and tear'. If the spondylitis is severe and there is nerve root impingements surgery may be needed. ...Read more
I have ankylosing spondylitis and after having a recent xray of my c spine indicating reversal of normal cervical lordosis is this related to my as ?
Could ankylosing spondylitis cause ligamentus flavum hypertrophy s1 through entire lumbar region and significant spur formation entire cervical spine?
Having numbness in my left hand palm for several months. Am 72. Recent MRI of spine show cervical spondylitis. Had taken pain killers, traction.?
Definitions of: Myelomalacia or "bad spinal cord" is abnormal tissue structural change of the cord negatively affecting its function brought on in this case by advanced degeneration of the bones, discs , joints and ligaments leading to a narrowing of the spinal canal compressing the spinal cord and creating these cord changes. Surgery is the only help. Foraminal stenosis is narrowing of the nerve root exit holes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Cure for spondylosis: Cure per se is not possible once you have it. You can halt it and manage the pain. A pain specialist can help with procedures that can relieve pain. If too severe, you may even need surgery in the future. Avoid looking down for prolonged periods, aviod jerky movements. avoid watching TV while lying down, reading while seated etc. Regular exercises will help relieve the muscular spasms that usually ...Read more
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