Shoulder and Neck Pain (Cervical spondylosis) Part 03

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Jan 2020

Shoulder and Neck Pain (Cervical spondylosis) Part 03

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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.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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ZHANG ZE GUANG
张泽光医师 

Physician 中医师

专治:关节痛症、老人疾病、内科、儿科、手法治疗

毕业于新加坡中医学研究院,张医师对于痛症和老人疾病有着多年的经验和心得,也有自通的一套治疗手法。张医师精通中英文,不仅拥有众多本地病人,来自海外的病人也颇多。

 

Graduated from the Singapore Institute of Chinese Medicine, Physician Zhang has many years of experience and experience in pain and elderly diseases, as well as a set of self-developed treatment that includes osteopathy and manipulations. Physician Zhang is fluent in both Chinese and English. Not only does it have many local patients, but there are also many patients from overseas.