Osteochondrosis - the most common disease of the musculoskeletal system - chest and waist

November 11, 2013

  • Osteochondrosis - the most common disease of the musculoskeletal system
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 osteochondrosis of the thoracic spine

Osteochondrosis of the thoracic spine

When breast osteochondrosis neurological symptoms develop less frequently than with the neck. The main manifestation of osteochondrosis of thoracic intercostal is low back pain, symptoms are pain along the intercostal nerves. Osteochondrosis ribs causes pain, which intensified during sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 When the long body is in the same position by rotating the body, lifting of gravity. Cough with osteochondrosis may also be the cause of severe pain. Pain pulls compresses the patient's chest, preventing him from breathing. Osteochondrosis, and breath are connected in that the pain is the cause of shortness of breath with osteochondrosis. The lack of air in osteochondrosis associated with the fear of a deep breath. The same factors may have shortness of breath and osteochondrosis - especially hard to breathe in osteochondrosis happens during an attack of acute pain.

Osteochondrosis back can manifest constant aching pain in the spine or severe paroxysmal pain in the interscapular region.

But the main manifestations of thoracic osteochondrosis are most often pain in the internal organs and changes in blood pressure associated with the compression of spinal nerves autonomic fibers. Osteochondrosis of the heart often develops when a primary lesion of the spinal roots on the left (left-sided low back pain), it is manifested by pain, and heart rhythm disturbances. Pain may be very different in nature: from the constant aching to severe attacks of similar to angina. These pains are not life threatening, but they are usually very frightened patients. Just as with cervical osteochondrosis Cervical osteochondrosis - the lot of office workers  Cervical osteochondrosis - the lot of office workers
   they are not removed nitroglycerin. Influence of degenerative disc disease on the heart may occur in adults, which are also the cause of autonomic disorders. Arrhythmia and low back pain - a combination of frequent, eg, tachycardia Tachycardia - the body to the limit?  Tachycardia - the body to the limit?
   osteochondrosis occurs often enough, a little less common arrythmia, osteochondrosis cause of these disorders are most often stress.

Blood pressure in osteochondrosis may be unstable prone to rise and fall. Pressure osteochondrosis may also change under the influence of emotional stress.

Osteochondrosis, and the stomach may also be linked: in the stomach often there are pains that are sometimes mistaken for symptoms of chronic gastritis or gastric ulcer. Such patients can be treated for a long time to no avail about the diseases of the stomach and only after the identification and treatment of degenerative disc disease comes relief. Low back pain and can affect the intestines, causing him pain, but it happens rarely.


Osteochondrosis of the lumbosacral spine

The disease appears dull aching pain in the lumbosacral outside the period of exacerbation. The pain may be aggravated due to prolonged stay in an uncomfortable position, but after the adoption of the horizontal position of the pain is reduced or completely passes.

After a long walk, heavy lifting, exposure to cold, sudden awkward movement can begin aggravation. At the same time there are severe pain in the lumbosacral region, extending to the lower limbs, lumbar muscle strain, numbness of the limbs. Patients usually seek a position in which the pain is weakening, and try to preserve it.

Pain syndrome is formed due to the infringement of the spinal nerves in the lumbar spine bulging nucleus pulposus of the intervertebral disc and is called sciatica. Depending on the character and location of pain, pain can be divided into divided backache (low back pain) sciatica Sciatica (sciatica) - is not a disease  Sciatica (sciatica) - is not a disease
   (painful sciatic nerve, located on the rear surface of the lower limbs). Inflammation of the nerve against its infringement is called sciatica.

The compression of a spinal nerve of the lumbar spine may show the following symptoms:

  • squeezing in 1 and 2 lumbar vertebrae (L1 and L2) - violation of the sensitivity and pain in the groin and inner thighs;
  • squeezing in the five lumbar vertebrae (L5) - shooting pain and impaired sensation in the lower back and the big toe, reduced ability of bending the finger;
  • squeezing in 1 sacral vertebra (S1) - shooting pain and impaired sensitivity in the leg and the outside of the thigh, pain in the foot of the little finger to the fourth finger.

Launched osteochondrosis (particularly lumbar osteochondrosis) can lead to protrusion (bulging disc outside of the spinal column), hernia of the spine, disorders of posture and formation of additional diseases that cause severe pain, movement disorder and sensitivity.

All of the symptoms of lumbosacral osteoarthritis patients are often referred to as: low back pain of the lower extremities, low back pain legs, low back pain of the hip, low back pain of the ankle joint, bone of the foot. Of course, this is a misnomer, as osteochondrosis - a disease of the spine. There is also the concept of "wandering osteochondrosis", which is also nothing says expert.

Scoliosis - why develop spinal diseases - Prevention and Treatment

April 22, 2014

  • Scoliosis - why develop diseases of the spine
  • Prevention and Treatment

 prevention and treatment of scoliosis

What is the prevention and treatment of scoliosis

There is a correlation between the effectiveness of prevention, treatment, and the person's age. Tangible results can be seen when the full range of necessary measures carried out, starting with childhood or adolescence. Many experts believe that after twenty years of conservative treatment is ineffective, so we can talk only about the restorative and supportive therapy.

To increase the effectiveness of treatment should pay special attention to diet. Meals for scoliosis should be diverse and contain a sufficient amount of vegetables, fruits and minerals. It promotes normal processes of bone metabolism, improves the condition of intervertebral discs and vertebral bodies. It is recommended to increase the intake of those foods that contain vitamins C, B (B1, B2, B6, B12), as well as vitamins A and D. It is necessary to include in the daily diet of protein foods:

  • Meat (chicken, lamb low-fat varieties)
  • fish (halibut, tuna, salmon)
  • nuts (peanuts)
  • legumes (beans, peas)
  • dairy products (cheese)

Be sure to take into account contraindications for scoliosis. Oily, smoked, salted food should be minimized or completely eliminated from the diet.

The normal state of the spine contributes to compliance with the rules of healthy sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . Each patient who is faced with this disease, should know how to sleep in scoliosis. Improper posture during sleep can cause circulatory disorders, joint capsules stretch, so it is advisable to pick up a special orthopedic pillow, and sleep in a certain position. If a person can not buy an orthopedic pillow, it is important to know the rules, how to sleep on a conventional pillow. Pillows should not be very low or very high, it is not recommended to sleep without a pillow.


Funds for the correction of spinal deformity

For most parents it is very important question of how to correct scoliosis. The backup capabilities of the body of childhood allow conservative methods of treatment to achieve correction of scoliosis of the spine only condition is to start treatment in a strictly defined period of time. The most effective treatment is a corset for the spine for scoliosis. Corset used in different types of scoliosis, as they have a single biomechanism of pathological changes in the spinal column.

Wearing a corset to create a calm and stillness in the vertebral column that are experiencing excessive load. The basis of the corset is a rigid locking device that fits snugly to the body, which provides good immobilisation or immobility. The material from which made corsets have hypoallergenic properties, so even prolonged contact material does not cause allergic reactions on the skin.

If your child has a pronounced curvature of the spine, it is recommended to wear a bandage from scoliosis. The bandage can be removed only during bathing or showering. Sports (except contact sports) are not a contraindication to wear a bandage. A child wearing a bandage stops only at an age when ending processes of growth: for girls is the age of fifteen years, boys around the age of seventeen.


Questions rehabilitation therapy or rehabilitation

Methods of physical therapy (or therapy) is given primary importance in the complex of measures aimed at the treatment of scoliosis Scoliosis: treatment and prevention  Scoliosis: treatment and prevention
 . Rehabilitation for scoliosis involves performing not only restorative, general developmental exercises, and breathing exercises. This allows the complex to achieve positive results for the restoration of spinal deformity. The program of physical rehabilitation should be included physiotherapy, swimming, reflexology Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies  Reflexology - a policy of non-drug therapies

Types of scoliosis of the spine different variety, which is determined by the nature of the clinical disease, the origin, shape and curvature of the other indicators. The amount of care is determined by the specific form of the disease. When it comes to floating forms, the effective remedy is a posture corrector Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight  Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight
 . This type of scoliosis is most favorable for not progressing, so does not lead to serious changes in the spinal column. Posture Corrector for scoliosis causes the muscle tone in the state, which is the main mechanism for correcting posture. Correctors can wear, both adults and children, and the children is determined by the length of time which must be worn equalizer.

If scoliosis therapy was initiated in the first stage of the disease, then we can expect a full recovery. The most difficult to treat the changes that have progressive course and cause gross deformation or alter the function of adjacent organs. Respond to the question of how to determine the degree of scoliosis, can only be conducted on the basis of X-ray examination. Based on these results the doctor can assess the extent of violations of the angle of curvature. This indicator is the most important, its result determines the suitability of a conscript for military service.

Scoliosis and the army do not contradict each other, as in scoliosis can be served. Contraindications for service is an expression of spinal curvature, when the angle of curvature exceeds the allowable value, and more than eleven degrees. This corresponds to the second, third and fourth degree of scoliosis. Recruits diagnosed with scoliosis of the first degree, are not exempted from service and are subject to appeal. How to determine the degree of scoliosis and his answer to that question draft board gets after studying the X-ray images of the recruit. If confirmed by the presence of second-degree scoliosis, then the question of postponement can not be taken out the conclusion that the recruit can not bear the service (or is "unfit").

According to the existing classification, recruits, who are exempt from service in connection with the second degree of scoliosis and above constitute conscription category B. This category shall not be re-medical examination after a certain period of time. For a number of other diseases medical examination is possible within six months.

Marina Solovyov

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