X-rays Of Cervical Spondylosis And Stenosis?
Good night. I based on the results of rontgent diagnosed with mild cervical spondylosis and mild stenosis. The complaint that I experienced was headaches when I looked down and sometimes my neck felt stiff. What kind of treatment should be done? Then is this disease dangerous? And what restrictions (both food and lifestyle) are there? Information please. thank you
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Cervical spondylosis is a condition of damage to the vertebrae of the neck and its pads, thereby compressing the spinal nerves. common symptoms that arise in the form of neck, shoulder, and head pain. Most often found at the age of 40-60 years more often in men, it is estimated that 90% of people who have aged 60 years and over experience this problem. The symptoms that arise are
Stiff to the neck.
Pain in the neck is exacerbated when coughing or sneezing.
Pain spreads to the head, shoulders, and arms.
Tingling, stiffness, and weakness in the arms, hands, legs, and feet.
Difficulty walking and difficulty coordinating movements.
Involuntary movements appear in the legs.
Can not resist urinating and defecating.
Treatment for cervical spondylosis depends on the severity of the symptoms felt. If the symptoms are still mild, then you can consume over-the-counter pain relievers, for example paracetamol or ibuprofen, assist with compresses of warm water or ice and use a neck brace. Some things can help
Avoiding the neck down and turning the neck.
Avoiding looking up for too long.
Avoiding sitting or standing for too long.
Choose a comfortable chair to sit.
If it still does not improve you should consult a neurologist or neurosurgeon. Surgical procedures can be considered especially in cases of pain that cannot be overcome by any treatment, or there is an emphasis on the spinal cord which causes symptoms to continue to worsen.
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