Cervical osteoarthritis or cervicoarthrosis is the wear or degeneration of the cervical cartilage. The cervical spine is composed of seven vertebrae and intervertebral discs and wear is produces in the joints between every two vertebrae.
Causes of cervical osteoarthritis
Hereditary and environmental
Cervical osteoarthritis is the consequence of hereditary and environmental factors such as a previous trauma, bad posture, malformations, an infection, pinched nerve.
Can appear at any age, although it usually occurs between 30 and 50 years or more, worsening to as time goes by.
Symptoms of cervical osteoarthritis
Symptoms that may suggest that neck pain (cervicalgia) may be a case of cervical osteoarthritis are:
- Neck pain and stiffness
- Neck pain when moving.
- Temporary stiffness that improves with movement.
- Quick onset of neck pain that disappears in a few days.
- Chronic neck pain of mild or moderate intensity in the back and lower part of the neck.
One of the main treatments used in cervical osteoarthritis is physiotherapy, rehabilitation of the area, cervical auto massage like the one we show you later and More Motion.
At More Motion we know that the fundamental pillars of osteoarthritis treatment are constituted by the contribution of Chondroprotectors, such as Glucosamine, Chondrotin, MSM, Collagen, Grenetin, Tricalcium Phosphate and Vitamin C, contained in our formula; and how second pillar in the treatment of Osteoarthritis, a change in lifestyle, that is, the implementation of exercise routines and a healthy diet, which allows us to avoid consequences of joint overload due to obesity and muscular atrophy.
If you perform these exercises regularly and include More Motion in your life, from the first 8 weeks you will feel a greater muscle firmness, you will feel more capable day by day of climbing hills and stairs, since you will not only improve your mobility, but also the pain will improve significantly.