Cervicalgia

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What is cervicalgia?

Cervical pain is a pain that affects the vertebrae cervical, the nape and can also lead to head, neck and extremities superiors. It is a pain that occurs due to different anomalies in muscles, ligaments, nerves and soft tissues. This pain is mostly derived from trauma either deterioration cognitive.

Symptoms of cervical pain

Cervicalgia

Although the first thing that a patient suffering from cervical pain feels is stiffness in the neck and pain when trying to move it, it is important to clarify the main symptoms of this type of ailment.

  • Pain muscle that prevents bending and rotating the neck.
  • Fever or vertigo.
  • Pain head.
  • In some cases it can even cause tingle on the shoulders, hands or other areas.

Causes of neck pain

Cervical pain is mostly related to muscles and contractures or so-called whiplash. Despite this, there are other common causes among which we highlight:

  • Osteoarthritis or other degenerative type. The joints and vertebrae wear out and the discs become dehydrated.
  • bad posture which can lead to muscle or cervical contractures that cause the patient to be unable to move or, if they do, it is to a limited extent. It is difficult to maintain the posture.
  • Hernia disk.
  • Injuries of ligaments.
  • Spondylosis cervical.

How is neck pain treated?

Existing treatments

When determining which is the most appropriate treatment to treat cervical pain, the most necessary thing is to go to a specialist in treatments cervical so that I can evaluate your case and determine the treatment that would work best.

There are numerous treatments to treat neck pain, but there are some that are the most common:

  • Specific specialized physiotherapy sessions in low back pain accompanied by exercises and stretching.
  • Application of cold or heat to reduce inflammation. It is recommended to apply cold compresses or gel bags if necessary.
  • Consumption of anti-inflammatories to relieve pain. As an extreme case and if the professional recommends it, muscle relaxants can be taken. It is important to evaluate the case of each patient.
  • Sports that help improve posture such as yoga or Pilates. Additionally, these help strengthen muscles.

Benefits of our treatments

In Wellness Retirement We have a team of professionals specialized in neck pain treatments. Between the benefits Of our treatments we highlight.

What matters most to us at Bienestar Retiro is the quality of life and the improvement of our patients and for that reason our commitment to professionalism and the quality of services is increasing.

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