, also known as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, is a common, age-related condition that affects the joints and discs in one's neck.
A Medline search at the time of trial planning looking for "back pain" and "eperisone" has shown only a doubleblind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial reporting a benefit of eperisone in patients with cervical spondylosis
, with reduction of pain in the nuchal region, back pain, pain in arms and shoulders, and stiffness (15).
This premier issue featured clinical articles on patients with cervical spondylosis
, percutaneous cordotomy, hyperirritable carotid sinus mechanism, and traumatic head injury.
Allan I Binder (2007): Cervical spondylosis
and neck pain.
A CERVICAL spondylosis
is quite a common cause of neck pain, particularly in older people.
Under the agreement terms, the two companies aim to obtain approval for an additional indication of limaprost alfadex, namely the treatment of cervical spondylosis
Using extensive illustrations and clinical x-ray films, the authors explain the most common spinal disorders, including thoracolumbar trauma, mechanical lower-back pain, prolapsed thoracolumbar intervertebral discs, lumbar spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, infections, tumors, inflammatory arthropathies, disorders of the sacrum and coccyx, cervical spine and related soft-tissue injuries, cervical radiculopathy, cervical spondylosis
and myelopathy, the rheumatoid spine, and pediatric spinal conditions.
Although the literature still recommends flexion/ extension radiographs, the ACR states that these projections are not very helpful except to ensure that minor degrees of vertebral slippage in patients with cervical spondylosis
(spinal osteoarthritis) are fixed deformities.
It is likely you have cervical spondylosis
, better known as 'wear and tear' of the bones of the upper spine - hence the head and neck pain.
Clarenbach, 50, was diagnosed with degenerative cervical spondylosis
about 10 years ago.
Patients were divided into one of the following groups on the basis of imaging findings: 1) one- or two-level herniated disc or cervical spondylosis
(uncovertebral spurs or osteophytes), 2) multilevel herniated disc/spondylotic disease, or 3) craniocervical junction abnormalities.
Vulnerability of vertebral artery in anterolateral decompression for cervical spondylosis