You will need
- -consultation of the neurologist;
- -x-ray or MRI;
- -drug therapy;
- fresh horseradish leaves.
The main symptoms of cervical degenerative disc disease are pain in the head and neck, numbness in hands, feeling them tingling, tinnitus, recurrent dizziness, weakness and even loss of consciousness. If you notice these symptoms, you must consult a doctor.
If the diagnosis of cervical degenerative disc disease confirmed, the doctor should prescribe drug therapy. Patients should know that osteochondrosis often occurs in people who lead a sedentary lifestyle, have curvature of the spine and not eat. That is why the treatment of osteoarthritis should be comprehensive.
In addition to pills, your doctor may prescribe you physiotherapy, which will help to improve blood flow in the cervical spine. Also show you special exercises that will help strengthen the muscles of the neck. Ask your doctor to recommend a complex that is right for your situation.
In addition to gymnastics for the neck need to take care of the General strengthening of the spine. Sign up for yoga or swimming - these sports disciplines will not only cause the muscles in order, but will contribute to overall improvement of the body.
In the treatment of cervical degenerative disc disease can be applied and folk remedies. For example, it is very effective is massage, which is best done in the bath. On a heated neck and shoulder area, apply a little honey, press to the affected area of the hand, and then dramatically remove it. Then wrap the sore spot with something warm and leave for an hour. This compress takes great pains in neck. Another folk recipe: zaparte in boiling water Fox-hell, some of them cool and apply to back of neck. From top, apply a film and cuddle up with a warm scarf. Leave the compress on for an hour, then rinse the neck with warm water. This wrap increases blood circulation in the diseased place, and good pain relief.
After the main course of treatment is not forget about prevention - regularly do exercises for the neck, try to move more, and also include in your diet foods rich in proteins and vitamins.
To confirm the diagnosis of osteochondrosis of the cervical spine, the doctor may prescribe x-rays and magnetic resonance imaging of the neck.
In acute osteochondrosis avoid sudden turns of the head, and be careful when lifting weights.