Lumbar degenerative disc disease - the influence of provoking factors

December 4, 2013

 lumbar osteochondrosis
 The problem of osteoarthritis may encounter people in different age groups and professions. Lumbar degenerative disc disease occurs in people of mental and physical labor, as the main reason for the changes is the state of the intervertebral discs. The man who faced the problem of osteoarthritis, should exercise regularly to strengthen the muscles of the lumbar region.


The most frequent clinical manifestations of the disease

Foremost among the complaints of patients is pain. Pain in the lumbar osteochondrosis not always localized only in the lumbar region, often seen their circulation in the gluteal region and lower extremities. Symptoms of lumbar degenerative disc disease even worse at light load:

  • when coughing
  • at the slopes
  • while walking

Pain in lumbar osteochondrosis cause changes in posture due to the security restrictions of human movements. Gradually atrophy of specific muscle groups. To prevent the development of complications, patients should wear a corset or girdle. Corset with osteochondrosis of the lumbar support is, captures the spine, and the muscles do not weaken.

Lumbar osteochondrosis different diverse expression of pain. Often in the background pain a sense of numbness Numbness - a harmless signal or a sign of the terrible?  Numbness - a harmless signal or a sign of the terrible?
   or a feeling of "pins and needles." These clinical manifestations are more characteristic of the attack lyumboishiasa. Lumbar osteochondrosis Osteochondrosis - learn how to properly distribute the weight  Osteochondrosis - learn how to properly distribute the weight
   with radicular syndrome exacerbated by supercooling, after considerable physical exertion. You may experience the opposite situation, when the symptoms of osteochondrosis Symptoms of osteoarthritis - pain and disturbance of sensitivity  Symptoms of osteoarthritis - pain and disturbance of sensitivity
   lumbar appear after a person is long in one position or posture.


Conventional separation of powers of the disease

Lumbar degenerative disc disease has a tendency to progression of pathological processes at the level of the intervertebral discs. If the patient did not receive adequate therapy in the initial stage manifestations of the disease, it will gradually emerge complications. Osteochondrosis of the lumbar 1 degree corresponds to the period of acute pain and protective muscle tension. Acute low back pain lumbar department leads to the appearance of symptoms, the development of which is associated with the reaction of the autonomic nervous system (dilated pupils, vasospasm at the affected segment).

Osteochondrosis of the lumbar 2 degrees is formed as a result of the treatment is not in full, which will be a predisposing factor for the progression of changes in the drive. The pathological process in the disks takes place over several years, resulting in the appearance of a pathological intervertebral joint mobility. Osteochondrosis of the lumbar spine at this stage is clinically characterized by bouts of lumbalgia.

If the complex therapeutic measures does not have the desired effect, it naturally will be a violation of the capsule disk. Osteochondrosis of the lumbar 3 degrees can be diagnosed during instrumental examination of the spine in the form of a disc herniation. Severity of pain is the maximum that even more aggravated by the brain membrane irritation.


How to prevent the development of diseases

Osteochondrosis of the lumbar requires a long course of therapy with a mandatory rehabilitation. Symptoms of degenerative disc disease of the lumbar occur if a person will take a while uncomfortable. In this regard, together with the provision of medical measures to create a comfortable position for the patient. For these purposes, used bed with orthopedic mattresses, use pillows or other devices. Their use helps to eliminate muscle tension.

Symptoms of degenerative disc disease of the lumbar spine often occur in women during pregnancy. This pathology often occurs in the third trimester, when the spine undergoes a maximum load. Osteochondrosis of the lumbar during pregnancy can be prevented if the pregnant woman will wear a bandage. Wearing a brace helps evenly distribute the load on the spine, so it is suitable as a prophylactic agent of the disease exacerbation.

Causes of osteoarthritis of the lumbar lie in the development of degenerative disk-level spine. In this context, much attention is given to the rehabilitation of the patient. This concept includes the following areas of Rehabilitation:

  • massage
  • manual therapy
  • physiotherapy
  • physiotherapy
  • reflexology

The largest volume of specialized assistance can be obtained under the conditions of the rehabilitation centers, sanatoriums. Many motels and resorts have specialized in the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. For patients who are suffering from the chronic illness, it is important to take at least one course treatment once a year. The best option is a preventive treatment courses of massage twice during the year outside the period of exacerbation. The specialist determines which type of massage should be assigned to the patient in terms of an individual approach.

Symptoms of lumbar degenerative disc disease with the right choice of treatment regimen gradually regress, the intervals between exacerbations of the disease is increasing. A good complement to this point is the treatment of lumbar degenerative disc disease Treatment of lumbar degenerative disc disease: how to achieve success  Treatment of lumbar degenerative disc disease: how to achieve success
   folk remedies. These include the use of herbal infusions for rubbing, compresses, lotions. The patient must understand that he must adhere to the regime of physical and motor activity, to eliminate the effect of precipitating factors for the development of osteoarthritis.

Marina Solovyov

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Scoliosis 1 degree - can be eliminated completely

May 5, 2014

 Scoliosis 1 degree
 Scoliosis 1 degree is one of the most common diseases. Untreated scoliosis in the early stages can progress and lead to serious disorders of the musculoskeletal system. But even if 1 degree scoliosis progresses with age, he could become the basis for the development of osteoarthritis Osteochondrosis - learn how to properly distribute the weight  Osteochondrosis - learn how to properly distribute the weight


Why start a scoliosis of 1 degree

Scoliosis - a lateral curvature of the spine. Depending on which part of the spine is involved in the pathological process, allocate verhnegrudnoy, thoracic, thoracolumbar and lumbar scoliosis Scoliosis - when the spine is curved  Scoliosis - when the spine is curved
 . In addition, there are types of scoliosis combined with two primary curvatures - thoracic and lumbar.

The magnitude of curvature of scoliosis is divided into four degrees. With 1 degree of scoliosis curvature of the spine is between 5˚ to 10˚. Scoliosis begins with functional disorders caused by incorrect posture Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight  Posture - a few helpful tips for those who want to walk straight

Most often it develops scoliosis of 1 degree in the school years when the child spends a long time at his desk. If this party does not meet the growth, many children begin spinal deformity. Today, many experts believe that the degree of scoliosis in children 1 develops if the child has conditions for its development in the form of innate characteristics of connective tissue metabolism.


Signs of scoliosis of 1 degree

Scoliosis 1 degree represents a slight curvature of the spine, which can be noticed only by a specialist - an orthopedic trauma. Curvature and its degree can also be seen on X-rays.

The disease begins unnoticed. A careful examination can reveal uneven level of right and left shoulder girdle, one shoulder girdle is usually slightly lower than the other. If you look at the patient's back, you can see the uneven level and degree of convexity of the blades. But these signs are just beginning to emerge, so they are not too visible. Stoop and back pain at this stage of the disease is usually not.

It is necessary to pay attention to the feeling of fatigue at the back with a long stay in the same position, as well as considerable physical exertion. This should be a cause for seeking medical attention.


Diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis of 1 degree

To confirm the diagnosis of the disease and determine the degree of scoliosis of the spine radiography in two projections. Usually, this is sufficient to establish the correct diagnosis. But sometimes the doctor prescribes additional studies as a CT or MRI scan (computer or magnetic resonance imaging).

1 degree of scoliosis responds well to correction by means of special gymnastic exercises, massage, as well as the proper arrangement of working and sleeping place. Of great importance are the healthy lifestyle and balanced diet. Bed child with scoliosis of 1 degree to be tough to do under the mattress placed special wooden shield. Chair and table of the child in school and at home must comply with its growth.

Massage in scoliosis of 1 degree strengthens back muscles, improves circulation and relieves possible swelling of soft tissues in the field of spinal deformity. All this promotes a correct correction.


Physiotherapy (physical therapy) for scoliosis of 1 degree

Exercise therapy in this degree of scoliosis is a group character. The group consists of patients with the same diagnosis. Gymnastics for scoliosis of 1 degree is aimed at improving the stability of the spine, the production of correct posture and strengthen the muscles of the back. All the exercises for scoliosis Exercises for scoliosis - strengthening muscles that support the spine  Exercises for scoliosis - strengthening muscles that support the spine
   1 degree should not be much load the spine. Basically, they have to wear type is generall therapeutic and strengthens the back muscles character. Exercises for a particular group of patients with scoliosis exercise therapy doctor chosen depending on the location of the top of the curvature of the spine.

Exercises of medical gymnastics should serve to strengthen the major muscle groups supporting the spine: erector spinae muscles, obliques, quadratus lumborum, iliopsoas muscles and so on. Independently, without a prescription, and they developed the proper gentle load on the spine, scoliosis correction deal with is not recommended.

It is best to be corrected scoliosis in children. The special children's sanatoria for the treatment of diseases of the musculoskeletal system is carried out complex treatment of children with scoliosis. These motels are in the town of Pyatigorsk, Yessentuki, Kislovodsk on the Black Sea coast of the Caucasus, in Moscow, and so on.

Scoliosis 1 degree is easy to correct, but it is not always detected in time and this is the main reason for the progression of the disease.

Galina Romanenko

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