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Blogs and Articles — Cervical Spondylosis

Neck Arthritis (Cervical Spondylosis) - Trigger Point Therapy

Posted by Judith Winer on

Cervical Spondylosis            Torsional Release for Trigger Points in the Neck    Most cases of neck arthritis respond well to conservative treatment Cervical spondylosis is extremely common. More than 85 percent of people over the age of 60 are affected. The condition most often causes pain and stiffness in the neck—although many people with cervical spondylosis experience no noticeable symptoms. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, in most cases, cervical spondylosis responds well to conservative treatment. Neck arthritis can manifest for a number of reasons including, genetic (inherited), occupational and/or historic trauma. Cervical spondylosis is...

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Treatment for Cervical and Thoracic Spondylosis

Posted by Judith Winer on

Model of cervical spine showing spondylosis       Trigger points may have an impact on the development and severity of cervical spondylosis     Spondylosis is a medical term for both osteoarthritis of the spine and the general wear and tear that occurs in the joints and bones of the spine as people age The term can be used to describe degeneration in the neck—when this occurs it is referred to as cervical spondylosis. When it occurs in the middle back it is referred to as thoracic spondylosis.  Cervical Spondylosis The most common symptoms of cervical spondylosis are neck pain,...

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Trigger Point Therapy - Cervical Spondylosis

Posted by Jane Ziegler on

  Cervical Spondylosis - Common Trigger Point Treatment Protocols   More than 85 percent of people older than age 60 are affected by cervical spondylosis Cervical spondylosis is also known as arthritis of the neck. It is caused by the degeneration or “wear and tear” of the cervical spine, including the joints between the bones and the discs between the vertebrae of the neck. Abnormal spurs or growths on the edges of the vertebrae called osteophytes may also contribute to this condition. This is all part of the degeneration process that the body goes through as a result of ageing. In many people,...

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