Osteochondrosis of the spine causes, symptoms, treatment

Osteochondrosis of the spine disease, in a process of development which are damaged internal cartilage surfaces of joints.

Intervertebral osteochondrosis can develop both in a particular region of the spine (cervical, thoracic, lumbar-sacral), and hit him completely-spread osteochondrosis).

The cause of the disease

Development of degenerative disc disease can begin, due to various reasons:

  • injury;
  • age-related changes;
  • heredity;
  • anomalies of development etc.

Osteochondrosis, intervertebral disc symptoms

Depending on the place of the development of disease symptoms vary.

  • Cervical osteochondrosis - due to the development of the disease is disturbed blood supply to the brain. The main symptoms of this type of osteochondrosis - headaches, unstable pressure, poor coordination, reduced vision and hearing.
  • Thoracic osteochondrosis - because of the disease occurs compression of the nerve roots. The main symptom intercostal neuralgia, accompanied by pain and/or abdomen.
  • Lumbosacral osteochondrosis - most often the disease develops in people leading a sedentary lifestyle. Symptoms are lower back pain, infringement of the urogenital system, varicose veins.
  • Common low back pain - in this form of the disease of the spine is affected fully. Symptoms are numbness, muscle stiffness, fatigue, headaches, pain in the joints.

Treatment of intervertebral osteochondrosis

Treatment disease is held by conservative methods, including:

  • Remedial gymnastics;
  • physiotherapy;
  • massage;
  • manual therapy;
  • traction of the spine;
  • reflexology;
  • drug therapy.

The most effective is treated for osteochondrosis in the conditions of specialized sanatoriums.

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