Osteochondrosis of the thoracic section of the spine is a disease that is very rare. In this area the main "core" of the human body rigidly fixed ribs, sedentary. Thoracic osteochondrosis, a person may develop, for example, due to prolonged sitting in an uncomfortable position behind a Desk or driving a vehicle.
The main reason for the occurrence of osteochondrosis of a thoracal Department of a scoliosis, or curvature of the spine. Preconditions for the development of this disease are often formed from school. Emerging such undesirable changes in the structure of the spine most often in those who hunched, stooped, not watching posture.
"Location" signs thoracic osteochondrosis different from the symptoms of cervical or lumbar degenerative disc disease. As a rule, acute back pain during the development of this disease are absent. May cause aching pain.
On the occurrence of osteochondrosis of a thoracal Department shows:
• Chest pain shingles character, which tend to increase during breathing and when making sudden movements.
• Pain in the stomach, heart, liver (osteochondrosis, thus, often disguised as gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, myocardial infarction).
• Violation of sexual function (impotence etc.).
When breast osteochondroses irritated nerve roots, which are trapped in the narrow intervertebral canal. That is why man is often pain in the chest which, if it occurs, often unexpectedly. Pain sometimes become a cause of suspicion of any serious diseases of the cardiovascular system. This cardiologist is powerless, because the reason lies in the diseased spine.
Astrashytski syndrome often masquerades as diseases affecting the gastrointestinal tract. In this case, maybe even a significant reduction in the acidity of the stomach. Patients often complain of pain in the epigastrium, worse after physical work or in the afternoon. Usually, after a full night's rest, the pain subsides. The presence of pain in no way connected with the change of seasons, diet and quality of food. After passing through the patient's course of treatment thoracic osteochondrosis acidity of gastric juice immediately returns to normal. It does not require the use of any specific medication.