APPROACH FOR THE TREATMENT OF CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS
degeneration of the cervical vertebra with formation of osteophytes due to
excessive wear and tear of the cervical spine. This indicates sycotic miasm
whereas abnormal calcification in the cervical spine indicates tubercular
miasm. A congenital deformity like cervical rib indicates syphilitic miasm.
there is degeneration of the cervical spine, the treatment is aimed for the
suffering constitution who is prone to develop such a degeneration than for
the actual degeneration itself, the reason being many times patients with
X-ray changes of cervical degeneration may be quite asymptomatic and then
suddenly one fine day they .may develop symptoms of mild to moderate or
severe form. Also it has been observed that often symptoms disappear after
indicated homoeopathic remedy is given but the changes in the cervical spine
Following four steps are most essential for for the treatment.
1 Detailed homoeopathic history.
The essence of homoeopathic history lies not only in recording the
sufferings or the complaints of the patient but to try and get information
of the individual whose cervical spine shows degeneration What 1 mean here
is 'to inquire about the whole evolution of the patient's illness
considering the causative factor which can be physical or mental, also one
should inquire about the state of mind at the time of presentation. In
chronic cases, I would strongly stress that one should explore the evolution
of the whole personality in relation to time dimension e.g.birth history,
early childhood, puberty, parental background, schooling and college, nature
of the person as a child, premarital and marital relationships, career and
occupation, sleep pattern and dreams, all the above should be taken into
consideration before selecting the remedy.
2: For the convenience of the readers we have tabulated the therapeutics
of cervical spondylosis in the most systematic way so as to help the
physician as a quick aid in the clinic.