Summary

This chapter will focus on cervical spondylosis and the resulting symptomatology, including pain, nerve root and spinal cord compression. The pathophysiology, imaging diagnostics and treatments for cervical spine degeneration are discussed. A variety of operative and non-operative treatment modalities are available, including rest, antiinflammatories, decompressive surgery and fusion surgery, with the goal of treatment being to diminish pain, restore neurological function and re-establish spinal stability.

Degeneration of the cervical motion segments is an inevitable consequence of aging. The configuration and extent of the degenerative process vary from patient to patient, as do the clinical manifestations. Recent advances in the understanding of cervical spondylosis, biomechanics, imaging techniques and surgical procedures have led to more effective management of symptomatic patients. This chapter will discuss the current concepts of cervical spondylosis, management strategies and some of the consequences associated with surgical treatment of spondylosis.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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