Exercise for cervical thoracic spine
Treatment of cervical-thoracic osteochondrosis – the process is quite serious. This disease is associated with destruction of the cancellous tissue of the bones. We will understand what the symptoms characteristic for this disease, and what the necessary drugs to treat osteochondrosis of the cervical-thoracic spine. Part of complex treatment and preventive measures include exercise, physical therapy and neck massage.
Signs of disease of the cervical and thoracic spine
Not long ago, the cervico thoracic spine, growing slowly and quietly, most often manifested after the age of 40 years. But given the current lifestyle and technological progress, Paducheva children and adolescents, the symptoms of cervical-thoracic spine appear in younger patients. This disease can lead to disability if not to pay attention to its symptoms and do not begin to heal in time.
Located in the neck supply the brain arteries, lots of nerve endings. In contrast, the thoracic, the cervical spine is not protected by the rib cage and therefore more vulnerable, worse than overloading. In this regard, osteochondrosis of the cervical spine is more common and has these symptoms:
- fatigue of the body;
- headaches and toothaches;
- ringing in the ears, hearing loss;
- the «stars» before the eyes, decreased vision;
- coordination disorder;
- swollen tongue, numbness;
- the pressure drops.
In addition, you may experience symptoms such as loss of sensation of the muscles and skin around neck and face. The same symptoms can appear on the limbs. A symptom of cervical-thoracic osteochondrosis can be painful symptoms in the areas of attachment of the ribs. Very often the symptoms are pains in the heart area and numbness of the left hand, simulating angina. If you have these symptoms the first step is to consult a doctor for proper diagnosis.
To treat disease, take medications, do special exercises only after diagnosis by a physician.
Drugs from osteoarthritis
After the diagnosis, the doctor assigned medication, including such drugs.
In the procession of medical treatment should not be neglected elements of physical therapy. Gymnastic exercises have an important impact on the treatment of the disease. Physical therapy provides effective results in complex treatment of this type of low back pain.
The exercises designed for cervical-thoracic spine significantly reduce pain.
Gymnastics for the treatment and prevention of disease
Recurring elements therapeutic exercises for the cervical-thoracic spine will help relieve muscle tension. These exercises, along with massage, strongly recommended for the prevention of disease in sedentary work and sedentary lifestyle. Here is a description of the most effective elements.
Performance of elements
|Place one hand on the back of his head, the other on his forehead.||Take tilts the head forward and backward, resisting with your hands.|
|Take the direct position of the head, straighten the back.||Slowly start the movement of the head to the right, the maximum tilting to the shoulder, then left. Make time 5 – 7 times.|
|Sitting on a chair or standing.||Slowly turn your head in different directions, doing the exercises for 5 – 7 times.|
|Slightly bend your head back.||Try to get the ear to the shoulder. Do 5 – 7 reps for each ear.|
|Pull the hand up, dismissing her back.||Circular motion return the arm back in place. Repeat with the other hand. Make movement for 6 times.|
|Sitting on the floor with straight legs||Raise your shoulders up, touching the ears. Softservices in this position for 10-15 seconds, return to starting position. Make 5 visits.|
|Lying on his stomach.||Vignette back so she was on the level above the head, resting on the toes and palms. The head is tilted back. Perform the motion smoothly, slowly, with straight limbs.|
Exercises are recommended for mornings and evenings. And those movements that are not required to be placed on the floor, you should run and while working at a Desk every 1.5–2 hours. This complex physical therapy will strengthen muscles and maintain joint mobility.
Massage in osteochondrosis of the neck
It is very common for people with low physical activity prescribed neck massage. It is a great way to prevent diseases of the cervical-thoracic osteochondrosis. This massage relieves muscle tension, relieves pain in the cervical-thoracic spine in the occipital region, headaches and cramps.
Neck massage is useful not only in osteochondrosis. This way you can recover from such diseases as curvature of the neck, hypertension and others. Massage performed by a professional, will help to normalize the pressure, which will increase the blood flow to the brain. As a result, significantly improve the body, increase range of motion in joints, increase the tone. High-quality neck massage will allow you to fully relax, to forget about the fatigue and get pleasure.
Most importantly, remember that massage is contraindicated during the acute illness, the presence of tumors and certain other diseases. Therefore, to entrust this procedure to professionals and after consultation with the doctor.