Doctors for Cervical Spondylosis in Perumpilly, Kochi
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Also known as cervical osteoarthritis, cervical spondylosis is a condition that is a degenerating condition that causes changes to the bones, discs and joints of the neck. Usually occurs in the middle-age, the condition worsens as people grow older. The most common symptoms of the condition include neck pain and stiffness.
HOW IS CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS DIAGNOSED?
A thorough physical examination and medical history analysis will help in diagnosing the condition. The doctor may specifically check for sensation in hands and limbs. An orthopaedicsspecialist is ideal for examining and diagnosing this condition.
HOW IS CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS TREATED?
Treatment for cervical spondylosis depends on the severity of your signs and symptoms. It will include medications such as Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, Corticosteroids, Muscle relaxants, Anti-seizure medications, Antidepressants and pain relievers. Physical therapy, acupressure and surgery may be recommended for certain cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Less common symptoms of cervical spondylosis are loss of balance and loss of bladder and bowel control.