Cervical spondylosis and neck pain is one of the most common problems that one encounters in day to day life. It is probably as common as common cold. When symptoms occur, nonsurgical treatments often are effective.
Cervical spondylosis and neck pain is one of the most common problems that one encounters in day to day life. It is probably as common as common cold.
With the increase in number of professionals who sit for hours together doing desk work or sitting for hours in front of the computer and call centre jobs which requires continuous sitting in one posture the number of people suffering with cervical spondylosis is on the rise .Cervical spondylosis is a 'wear and tear' of the vertebrae and discs in the neck and is the most common cause.
Many people with signs of cervical spondylosis on X-rays manage to escape associated symptoms, which include pain, stiffness and muscle spasms. When symptoms do occur, nonsurgical treatments like yoga often are effective.
Cervical spondylosis typically affects only the neck, causing pain and stiffness. When nerve compression also is present, signs and symptoms of cervical spondylosis may include:
The following, specific yoga exercises will help strengthen muscles and increase flexibility in the neck. They also help lubricate and speed nutrients to the neck area.
Follow these steps when practicing neck stretches:
You may be able to reduce your risk of cervical spondylosis and neck pain by following these suggestions:
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