Cervical pain is the pain which is caused due to cervical spondylosis or osteoarthritis. This is a condition due to which there will a change in your bones, disc or joints which are connected to your neck. The major reason due to which cervical pain occurs is the wear and tear of the cartilages and bones, and this will often found in aging people. However, cervical pain can be caused due to other factors and it affects the younger adults as well.
You will experience the different levels of severity of cervical pain which is from mild to severe and each has its own way of treatments. At the hospitals under Spine Surgery India, the surgeons recommend cervical pain exercises, home remedies for cervical pain and certain medications as the best options to consider.
What are the Reasons for Cervical Pain?
The following are some common reasons for cervical pain and these are:
a) Overuse of the neck: There are people, whose work involves tedious movement’s every day which put pressure on the spine and it will result in easy wear and tear. This does not mean that their work involves just physical activities like heavy lifting, but their desk jobs where their posture can be a problem.
b) Herniated discs: This cervical pain occurs in your spine when there are spinal discs cracks in them. These are the cracks which give space to leakage of the internal cushioning material and it results in to pressurize the spinal nerves and cords. Cervical pain symptoms which are caused due to a herniated disc can bring numbness and pain in the arms.
c) Injury: If there is an injury in your neck or spine then it is a direct indication for cervical pain.
d) Bone spurs: This is a cervical pain which is caused because of overgrowth of a bone which can press against other the spinal nerves and spinal cord and get painful.
e) Dehydrated spinal discs: The discs which are located between your spines can dry out at times and if you rub them then it will cause chronic cervical pain.
What are the Symptoms of Cervical Pain?
The following are some of the general symptoms of cervical pain and these are:
- If you experience numbness or weakness and tingling in the arms, legs, hands, and feet then these are the symptoms of cervical pain as these parts of your body are directly connected to the cervical nerves.
- If you face difficulty in walking and performing other normal activities then you need to visit the doctor as it is a symptom of cervical pain.
- Muscles spasms
- Stiffness in your neck
- If you experience a headache at the back of your head.
- If there are any abnormal reflexes by the hands and legs.
As we all know that each individual have different body types and they have different symptoms of cervical pain for which they may have different types of treatment that can be used to heal the pain. Before proceeding with any treatment you need to consult with an expert and also be aware of what is cervical pain. This is important to know because our spine is a major connector to other body parts and any incorrect treatments can cause further injuries and problems to your spine.
What are the Treatment Options for Treating Cervical Pain?
At the hospitals under Spine Surgery India, we have various types of treatments to treat the cervical pain, but for this, it is important to know the root cause of cervical pain before opting for any cervical treatment. For this, you can visit the hospitals under Spine Surgery India and consult with an expert for your options. The consultant will give you various surgical, non-surgical and home-based options to get rid out of pain. Some of the common cervical pain treatments are as follows:
- Home-based cervical pain treatments
The following are the home-based treatments to treat cervical pain and these are:
- You can apply hot or cold packs which will provide you relief from pain in your neck area.
- You can also perform some cervical pain exercises and if you do regularly it will be effective. You can learn these cervical pain exercises from a professional therapist.
- You can wear a soft neck collar or brace which help in the minimum movement of your neck region. It is better to provide an ample amount of rest to your neck so that you can get rid out of cervical pain
2. Surgical and non- surgical treatments
a) Medications: Your doctor will prescribe some more intense doses of medications if you did not get relief from general pain killers for your cervical pain. Your doctors may prescribe these intense doses which help with muscle relaxations, pain relief, reducing inflammation and more.
b) Cervical therapy exercises: This is a cervical pain treatment in which your therapist will teach you cervical pain exercises which includes stretching of shoulder and neck muscles.
c) Surgery: If none of the above mentioned non-surgical and home-based cervical pain treatment works then the surgeons at the hospitals under Spine Surgery India will recommend surgery. During surgery, your spine surgeon will able to create space around your spinal cord and the nerves will be clearing out a bone spur or the herniated discs. The spine surgeons at the hospitals under Spine Surgery India will first recommend cervical pain treatment at home and they will recommend surgery as the last option to deal with chronic cervical pain.
Why Choose Spine Surgery India for Cervical Pain Treatment?
The surgeons at the hospitals under Spine Surgery India will offer the best cervical pain treatment and for this, they will first analyze the root cause of your cervical pain and then our professional therapists will teach you with cervical pain exercises. With proper guidance and treatment, we ensure that you go through a smooth journey and will get relief from pain.
We provide you the best cervical pain exercises and home remedies for cervical pain and you will get rid out of the chronic pain you experienced until now.