Cervical spondylosis is an arthritis of the neck, age-related wear and tear changes occur over time, often in people over 50.
Cause of cervical spondylosis
- Lack of exercise
- Repetitive neck motion, overhead work, heavy lifting
- Had injury to your neck
- Extra pressure on the spine
- Family history have cervical spondylosis
Symptoms of cervical spondylosis
- Pain around shoulder blade
- Pain along the arm and in the finger
- A stiff neck
If have chronic symptoms maybe spinal cord and nerve roots it become compressed resulting serious complications. Muscle weakness and tingling or numbness that mainly affects the shoulders and arms, although it can also occur in the legs, hands, and toes. Loss balance and loss of bladder control.
Imagine test; X-rays, MRI, and CT scan the structure in your spine.
Medicines; Non-steroidal anti-inflammation medicine, analgesic, muscle relaxant.
Behavior changes 4-6 week
Surgery >> Indication if surgery
- Pain, numbness, and weakness.
- Weakness in your legs
- Pain in the neck
- Loss control your bladder
Currently, Cervical spondylosis can be treated with minimally invasive spine surgery is performed through small incision, fewer complications, less pain, and faster recovery.
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