Cervical Spondylosis And Cervical Syndrome?
Good night, want to ask: Is cervical syndrome the same as cervical spondylosis? Information please. thanks.
Good evening, thanks for the question
Cervical syndrome is a collection of symptoms due to abnormalities in the structure of the spine, muscles, nerve fibers, or discs in the neck area. Symptoms associated with cervicak syndrome include pain and disturbance of sensation in the neck, shoulders, and arms, as well as headaches. Cervical syndrome is a diagnosis of magnitude, while the specific causes of complaints in cervical syndrome can vary, one of which is cervical spondylosis. Cervical spondylosis means the condition of the narrowing of the spinal canal and pressing the spinal cord.
Risk factors for cervical spondylosis include:
1. Old age
2. Smoking habits
3. Family history of cervical syndrome
4. Work that involves repetitive neck movements
5. Neck injury
When cervical syndrome has been diagnosed, then treatment is planned according to the severity of the disease. Treatment can start from medication to surgery if treatment response is not achieved or in severe conditions. Patients will also be advised to do physiotherapy in an effort to get a good neck posture.
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