If you’ve been struggling with neck pain for any period of time, you may have been trying to figure out what the cause of it was. There are all sorts of causes for neck pain, and because of that, it’s important for us to figure out what the causes may […]
Chronic Neck Pain
You can recover from chronic neck pain! You have to know what spinal condition is causing your neck pain before you can know how to treat it.
Cervical spondylosis is the term used for general wear and tear of the spinal vertebrae in your neck. As you age, the vertebrae actually dehydrate and therefore shrink, and bone spurs and other symptoms of osteoarthritis begin to develop. This form of spondylosis is quite common and does get worse […]
What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy is a method of treatment that is used when an individual has health problems that make it difficult for them to get around and take care of the everyday tasks of life. PT helps to loosen you up so that it’s not such a […]
The term “cervicalgia” comes from the Latin term for “neck,” which is “cervic” and the Greek word for pain, which is “algos.” Therefore, “cervicalgia” literally means “neck pain.” However, this pain does not radiate outward, as most neck pain does. Therefore, it is different than radiculopathy and other types of […]
The word “spondylosis” means a stiffening or fixation of the vertebrae in the back and neck due to a disease process. Spondylosis is the degenerative changes such as degenerating discs and bone spurs. Quite often, these changes are called osteoarthritis. Spondylosis can occur anywhere on the spine: cervical (neck), thoracic […]
Although medical terms that might confuse many people, cervical spondylosis and radiculopathy have a common link with one another. Understanding one (cervical spondylosis) is needed to understand how the other (radiculopathy) works within contexts involving the former. That’s mainly because cervical spondylosis often plays a role in causing radiculopathy in […]