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Shoulder and Neck Pain (Cervical Spondylosis) Part 03

Cervical Spondylosis (Neck/Shoulder Pain)

22 JAN 2020



Orthopaedic basic diagnosis steps:

Symptoms (interrogation)


  • Physiological function detection includes skin temperature detection, tenderness point search, special experimental operations.
  • Imaging (blood biochemical tests or electrocardiograms are sometimes required).


Special experimental operations including brachial plexus test, cervical compression test, adson test, cervical flexion-rotation test, wright test.



There are four consultations in Internal Medicine of Traditional Chinese Medicine, namely looking, smelling & listening, asking, and taking pulse. There are five diagnosis methods in the Orthopedics Traditional Chinese, namely sight, touch, movement, volume, and ratio. In order to more accurately diagnose the disease and achieve the desired results. TCM treatments include acupuncture, moxibustion, medicine, Tuina, traction, and osteopathic adjustment techniques.



In order for cervical spondylosis from recurring or preventing cervical spondylosis, the following functional exercises can be done


1)  Hanging horizontal bar
2) Write “米” with the forehead
3) Turtle Neck Exercise
4) Arm swing exercise
5) Resistance exercise


Conclusion for cervical spondylosis


Prevention is better than treatment. When cervical spondylosis does not occur, or the neck begins to feel uncomfortable, you should take action to find the corresponding treatment or do related functional exercises, and start self-examination of sitting and body posture. If neck will be stressed during working, it is best to stop and rest for every half an hour and do some movements to rub your neck muscles.


Authored by ZHANG ZE GUANG