When a doctor diagnoses cervical osteochondrosis, the symptoms of treatment are inextricably linked. This is why this disease is considered complex and multilevel, this or that symptom will tell you not only about the stage of the disease, but also exactly what it covers, which vital areas of the body it has affected.
A person who has experienced symptoms of osteochondrosis of the neck in the form of pain and stiffness can quickly relieve his condition. Painkillers should be taken. Ointments will have an effective effect, cost-effective. You must adhere to the dosage and contraindications while taking painkillers.
After relieving the patient's condition, he should consult a doctor. We must not forget that painkillers can only mask the symptoms but not get rid of the disease. It should be noted in particular that in case of pain reflected from the neck to the back, arms and legs, the ointments are applied only to the neck. But even though a person has not gone to the doctor, he or she cannot know the exact diagnosis. And trying to "treat" everything at once, successfully only has an allergic effect.
Treatment should only be prescribed after a full examination and diagnosis. It aims to improve blood circulation in the affected areas, relieve swelling and tension, and relieve pain. For this, painkillers are used in the form of ointments or injections (antispasmodics).
Important!Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, chondroprotectors and vitamins B 6 and B 12 should be taken.
vasodilators work in different ways. These are neurotropic drugs that reduce nerve impulses and have a myotropic effect on the muscles themselves. As a result, the tone of the walls of the blood vessels decreases and their lumens become larger, which increases blood flow to the brain.
Physiotherapy procedures help relieve pain and alleviate a patient’s condition. Electrophoresis, paraffin and water, magnetotherapy, ultrasound, and ultraviolet irradiation have been successfully used in this disease. Massage (not strong) and physiotherapy (regular) are well established. Wearing special medical collars will help support your head and neck.
An alternative solution, and in other cases the treatment is supplemented by a special gymnastics.
The body’s allergic reactions to the ingredients used should be closely monitored, and keep in mind that these treatments alleviate but do not cure the disease.
Anyone who has problems with the spine of the cervical spine should regularly spend time in this area in order to get back in full motion again and not face this problem in the future.
Regarding the prevention of cervical osteochondrosis, the following should be noted: