2. Osteochondropathy spine
3. Osteochondropathy calcaneus
Osteochondropathy - a disease characterized by a peculiar change apophyses short and long tubular epiphysisbones, spine, bones enchondral ossificans foot and hand, as well as other growing bone structures.For all osteochondropathies characterized by predominant involvement of child and adolescent age, chronic benign course and sufficiently favorable outcome.
Reasons To date, the causes of osteochondropathy not fully understood, but there are several critical factors:
disease development is slow, the clinical picture depends on the stage, the child's age and the severity of the pathological process.First, patients with muscular hypotonia appears, asymmetry of the back muscles and fatigue, non-intensiv
Treatment spine osteochondropathy is to relieve pain, restore mobility, improve posture and prevention of degenerative disc disease.
patient can not engage in intense physical activities associated with the jumps and heavy lifting.Recommended physiotherapy and swimming.When severe pain is a longitudinal traction on the ramp, followed by wearing a corset.
as a medical treatment for spinal osteochondropathy appointed analgesics (Zaldiar, paracetamol), NSAID (deksalgin, aertal, nimesil, Celebrex, Nise), systemic enzyme therapy drugs (Phlogenzym, Wobenzym), as well as vitamins B, cardiovascular drugs and Neostigmine.
To prevent osteoarthritis patients received drugs that modify the structure of cartilage (arthritis, alflutop, terafleks, stopartroz, structum).Very effective procedures such as swimming, physiotherapy, acupuncture, physiotherapy, massage.If the treatment start time (early), it is possible to stop the progression of the disease and the subsequent formation of spinal deformity.In case of severe kyphosis fixed surgical treatments are applied.
establish the correct diagnosis can help the following features of the disease:
X-ray examination in most cases are defeated apophysis of the calcaneus in a loosening of the bone structure and the cortex under the apophysis.
These signs are not accurate evidence osteochondropathy as may occur and periostitis.Conclusive evidence is only the presence of sekvestropodobnyh shadows shifted to the side.
the treatment osteochondropathy calcaneus conservative methods are not always effective, but the treatment should start with them:
In case of failure of this treatment shows neurotomy subcutaneous and tibial nerves with radiating branches of the heel.This saves the patient from excruciating pain and allow him to load when walking calcaneal tuberosity without fear.After the operation in the toe is lost not only painful, but also skin sensitivity.
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