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Neck syndrome

Cervical syndrome-what is it?

The cervical syndrome is not a specific disease, as many think, but a series of symptoms that may be due to various ailments (serious or not, persistent or transient), which are manifested by stiffness and pain. O word meaning "cervical syndrome" is used to describe the problems of the cervical spine. Depending on the severity of the syndrome, the pain from the neck can be extended shoulders, hand (severe pain, numbness) and head (headaches or dizziness).
WHAT ARE THE CONDITIONS CAUSING
Aycheniki disc: When the head is often too long lowered or turned from one side-either because of work or because of bad sleep-, is stressed neck. The trays receive multiple shipments from those who accept when the head is upright, so much pressure to come out a little to the outside, to wear out and cause pain.
Osteoporosis: is called arthritis of the spine. The joints of the spine begin to degenerate. H vertebral occurs with morning stiffness and usually occurs with age.
Osteofyta: These are called salts neck. (Not related to table salt). Created small clips that irritate nerves, causing pain and discomfort.
Spondylolisthesis: A vertebra slips over the other, that has shifted, creating instability in the neck.
Myikes contractions: Usually caused by large temperature changes (cooling stresses), especially in people with sensitivity to cold, or a sudden excessive motion.
Mikrotrafmatismoi: A common cause that can cause cervical syndrome are repetitive Minor injury (mikrorixeis the links) from poor posture, clumsy exercise, sudden movement or injury following a car accident.
Stress: The Stress creates tension and intensity makes us tighten and do not let your body relax, so caught the neck. H each of the above causes can act separately, but they may be related to each other and coexist.

HOW IS THE DIAGNOSIS
From the moment you feel that systematic and persistent neck pain, dizziness, ringing in the ears or headaches, which are not due to migraines, you should consult an orthopedist or neurologist, to determine what caused the symptoms you have. H diagnosed with various tests such as radiography, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, scintigraphy, electromyography, etc. After making the correct diagnosis, the doctor will recommend the treatment to follow
WHAT IS THE PROPER TREATMENT
H treatment varies with the condition and symptoms. Usually recommended analgesics, anti-inflammatories, muscle relaxants and antidepressants, collar neck, Physiotherapy EDUCATION. Rarely, certain diseases (such as intervertebral disc herniation, tumors, lesions, etc.) may require surgical repair.

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE Prevent
The following guidelines are useful for those suffering from cervical syndrome, in order to alleviate the discomfort and not to worsen the situation, but also healthy in order to avoid future problem of whiplash syndrome.
? Do not lift weights. Do not hang heavy bags on his shoulder. For use shopping cart with wheels.
? Collect objects in your office at no more than 35 cm, not to stretch every time you want to use.
? Avoid currents and sudden changes in temperature.
? Treasury the neck warm with a handkerchief or scarf over your costs during the cold days.
? If you read every day, using a holder that supports the book upright so you do not need to lean to read. The same can you do if you want to copy a large text.
? Avoid as you mental strength because it increases muscle tension and pain.
? Anapneete well and deeply. Unfortunately, the breath-stressed modern man is "short" (small and fast), so far borne the muscles of the neck.
? It has been shown that those who sleep well at night with fewer hassles day. A bad pillow can cause cervical syndrome or aggravate already existing. Kalo is a pad that covers the space between shoulder and ear when you sleep on the side.

HOW MUST NA KATHESTE
Be sure to sit as possible "in" the chair so your neck, back and head supported by the back of the chair. The "depth" at rest should be 40-45 inches and a job 35 to 42 centimeters (depending on your body). Generally, a right seat should be soft in back, soft to support the head, moderate and hard on the seat arm. If it comes to office chairs should be stable, to give the employee freedom, but also ensures a comfortable position, while the back should be adjustable in height and inclination of the body of the user:
? For activities that require an upright posture (such as using computers, typing), ideally a vertical seat back.
? If someone writes many hours bent over his desk or planning, have a seat that adjusts and tilts forward or a chair tilting forward.
? If types and writes alternately chair should have the ability to easily adjust the height of while writing.
? Do you rest your hands on the armrests of the chair, because this reduces the weight load and both your waist and your neck is not under great pressure.
? Kineite regularly neck, arms and shoulders. Make some simple exercises sitting in your chair: lean the head forward until it will go comfortably, without strain, and then backwards. Then lean to the side by side and one after the other. After previous, then turn, turn right and then left until it will go. Epanalavete process three times.
? When driving, sit straight with relaxed shoulders and neck. When watching TV, be sure to sit straight to the device without having to bend your neck and back. The challenge to the rest seats (sofas, armchairs) is rest and relaxation; about it and back should be tilted slightly backward (at an angle of 100-105 degrees) to facilitate monitoring television, conversation or reading.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELIEF
In cases of acute pain following tips are particularly effective:
? Do not do movements that cause pain. Valtos a soft collar that will restrict the movement of the neck, and therefore the pain, since it prevents the muscles to make muscle spasm.
? Tis days of intense pain is forbidden to do physiotherapy to pull; instead, you can massage to soften the muscles.
? Take a simple painkiller.

1.Poia era show the flare neck pain?
Usually, the more we meet in the spring and summer, with sweats and sudden temperature changes.
2.Poioi suffer more, women or men?
The women, because they have weak musculature.
3.To cervical syndrome is hereditary?
No, not inherited. H occurred in the same family are coincidental.
4.If what age does it occur?
It usually occurs from age 30 and over. At older ages, 50-55, begins to stabilize.
5.Meta treat the problem disappears?
That depends on the severity and type of disease of the cervical syndrome. The aim, of course, doctors and physiotherapists is to create such conditions so as not to appear again. If there is deterioration of the disc can not be changed, but can be improved. In essence, training the patient to stand and support his neck so as not to accept loads that cause pain.