Cervical Spondylosis, Myths and Facts

Cervical Spondylosis- occurs due to normal wear and tear with ageing while Cervical Spondylitis occurs due to inflammation in vertebral joints.

Spondylitis

Myths and facts

– Neck exercises are advised in the case of cervical Spondylitis, however doing it for longer hours cause micro trauma in vertebra column, and nerve roots and leads to permanent damage.

– Cervical collars are advisable in case of cervical Spondylitis and in case of acute cervical pain. Collars are helpful in acute pain situations although if used prolonged it causes cervical muscle weakening. It is also advisable to use collars for shorter durations. Read more