Spondylitis is a condition that is getting common nowadays mainly due to lifestyle changes. What used to be a disease that affected people in the age group of sixty has started affecting the younger generation too. They can be treated at best using conventional methods and painkillers, but they do not offer a long-term solution. This is where homeopathy comes in and gives an everlasting support not only in its treatment but also in its eradication. Let us take a look, in depth, about spondylitis and how homeopathy helps in treating it.
Causes of spondylitis and how homeopathy can help
Spondylitis is a kind of degenerative osteoarthritis of the joints between spinal vertebrae and / or neural foraminae. If the affection is limited to neck area, the clinical condition is known as Cervical Spondylitis and it is known as lumbar spondylosis if limited to the back between chest and pelvis. In severe cases, there can be pressure effect on the nerves with subsequent sensory and/or motor disturbances like pain, paraesthesia, numbness, weakness or paralysis of the affected limbs.
The deterioration occurs due to the simple reason of wear and tear in those who are disposed to such problems. In some rare cases certain diseases are also known to result in such condition, but they are very few and not common. Nowadays, lifestyle changes and prolonged usage of computers are affecting the younger generation to such an extent that they are starting to get the symptoms at an early age.
We often twist and turn our necks in odd manners thus aggravating the condition. What is usually felt as a minor pain soon enlarges to a severe chronic condition called cervical spondylosis. The main symptoms include stiffness in the muscles of the neck and shoulder region. Pain is felt in the neck, and this pain usually extends itself to the back of the head. In most cases, the pain travels to the shoulders and arms and even affects the fingers. Dizziness would often be felt, and a person would sometimes be unable to recollect his surroundings. It can be diagnosed by an X-RAY or an MRI in certain cases. Most of the conventional methods use painkillers in the treatment.
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