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Q. What can be done to reduce the gap that occurs due to spondylosis?

Answered by
Jay Indravadan Patel
and medically reviewed by Dr.Nithila A
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 18, 2019

Hello doctor,

My mother is 44-years-old and has spondylosis for past two years. What should I do to decrease this gap in her neck? She has started physiotherapy from eight days ago.

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The spondylosis has caused a reduction in the intervertebral spaces. This occurs due to the weakness of the muscles of the neck. I will advise following the exercises which help regain the muscle strength and improve the space in the intervertebral cervical region. Activities include static neck exercises and neck stretching exercises.


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