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What is Spondylosis?

Symptoms of Spondylosis. Cures for spondylosis. What is Spondylosis?How Can Thermomedic Back Supports Help Me?
ThermomedicTM thermal back support is a comfortable, non-medicated treatment
to help ease chronic back pain, reduce spinal discomfort and improve spinal
flexibility. The mild to strong heat zones specially target areas of debilitating back
pain to naturally ease soreness to reduce your dependence upon pain killers
and muscle relaxant medications.

Available in skin tone you can even wear the Thermomedic back brace under
your regular clothing or to bed while resting! Non-medicarted, Thermomedic
compressive back brace is safe for long-term treatment and is a highly effective,
yet safe, adjunct for any prescribed pain medications you may be taking.

Choose from Five Sizes To Suit You
Thermomedic compressive back supports with easy-to-adjust velcro front closure
are comfortable to wear and available in two sizes to suit you. Thermomedic
Thermal Therapy Lower Back Support is fully adjustable to ensure maximum
comfort and optimum fit.

What is Spondylosis?
Spondylosis is the degeneration of the spine caused by wear and tear on the
joints. Deterioration most frequently involves the cartilage and bones in either
the joints of the neck, referred to as cervical spondylosis, or the lumbar spine,
referred to as lumbar degenerative disease. Spondylosis can also affect the
middle section of the spine, called the thoracic spine.

It is more common for people over age 60 to have symptoms of spondylosis.
However, symptoms can appear from age 40. Degeneration can also be caused
by osteoarthritis of the spinal joints.

At present there are no cures for spondylosis but pain management and physical
therapy can improve your mobility, improve spinal functionality and comfort.
Spondylosis can lead to nerve damage that can be debilitating, causing loss of
sensation in your limbs or shoulders and a loss of balance.

What Are the Symptoms of Spondylosis?
Symptoms of spondylosis include spinal pain and stiffness in the back or neck
that worsens with time, headaches or pain in your shoulders and arms.

What Causes Spondylosis?
The most frequent cause of spondylosis is a natural degeneration of the
cartilage and bones of the spine as a result of excessive wear and tear, which is
nearly always a natural result of aging. Extreme athletics can exacerbate this
degeneration but in nearly all cases wear and tear over the years is the cause.
Over time, the discs become dehydrated and lose the ability to act as cushions
between spinal bones. The painful grating of bone against bone often causes
the bones to develop growths called bone spurs to replace the missing cartilage.

How is Spondylosis Treated Without Surgery?
Spondylosis treatment is aimed at relieving pain to help you enjoy your normal
daily activities while preventing permanent nerve or spinal cord damage.

There are nonsurgical pain interventions that can help relieve your chronic back
pain without requiring surgery and include:
~  Back brace or lumbar orthopedic device
~  Physical therapy
~  Traction in severe cases

What Can I Do To Improve My Spondylosis Pain?
You may also be able to reduce your pain and increase mobility by:
~ Trying physical therapy
~ Gentle stretching exercises
~ Wearing a compressive thermal back support or therapy vest

What Are The Best Complementary Treatments?
Far infrared complementary treatments help relieve spondylosis pain and are
safe to use in conjunction with prescribed medical treatments, even for
prolonged care.



Ease Chronic Back Pain, Sciatica or Abdominal Pain With Thermal Back Supports


I can't believe the relief... having suffered chronic back pain for years I can now get out and about. Thank you Thermomedic.

- Gareth Candor. Auckland, NZ.




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