Treatment deforming dorsopathies (osteochondrosis) in Karlovy Vary
Chronic degenerative changes in the vertebrae and intervertebral discs. The main manifestation of osteochondrosis of the spine is a pronounced pain syndrome at the site of localization: distinguish osteochondrosis of the thoracic, cervical, lumbar. The pain is intense, acute, often found while working with weights, housework or in the garden. Pain syndrome makes you take a forced posture. Constant tension of the spinal muscles entails constant dull pain, there is a limitation in movements and permissible physical activity. During the period of exacerbation, the patient needs rest and fixation of the affected segment of the spine. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, analgesics, muscle relaxants, anticonvulsants are prescribed for treatment. In some cases, the procedure is indicated for dry or underwater traction of the spine, physiotherapy, reflexology, massage sessions, exercise therapy. In severe cases, a surgical operation is prescribed: removal of the intervertebral hernia, decompression of the spinal canal, reconstruction of the disc, etc.