is primarily due to aging.Treatment of cervical spondylosis should reduce pain and irritation to spinal cord
and nerves, while also improving activities of daily living.
Treatment of mild cases:
1.Wearing a neck brace (cervical collar
) off and on throughout the day
2.Taking OTC pain relievers, such as aspirin, ibuprofen or acetaminophen
3.Doing exercises prescribed by a physical therapist to strengthen neck muscles and stretch the neck and shoulders. Low-impact aerobic exercise
, such as walking or water aerobics
4.Applying heat and ice to relieve pain,get some relief from menthol- or camphor-based creams, massage or stretching.
Treatment of more serious cases
1.traction on the neck for a week or two
2.Modified exercise with intermittent rest.
3Taking muscle relaxants(cyclobenzeprine,beclofen) , nerve pain pills(gabapentin,pregabalin,duloxetine
) or painkillers(TRamadol,oxucodone)
4.Injecting corticosteroid medications around the disk and nerves between the vertebrae.
5.Surgery,If conservative treatment fails or if your neurological signs and symptoms worsen