Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004420
Title: Prevalence of cervical spondylosis among bike riders in South Indian population – A population-based study
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Cervical spondylosis (CS) is an age-related issue of the vertebral segment and found wherever in more elderly individuals. It is caused mostly due to bike riding. It depicts the morphological signs of unending and dynamic degeneration of the cervical spine that first influences the intervertebral disc and afterward influences the nearby vertebrae, the joints, the tendons, and in extraordinary cases, the substance of the spinal column. Materials and Methods: A total of 100 subjects will be subjected to a list of questions on the effects of riding bike, and the manifestations of the neck pain are correlated with CS among bike riders. All the collected data are analyzed systematically with the normal and affected individuals. The results obtained were analyzed statistically, tabulated, and represented graphically. Results: As per the result, it had seen that youngsters are more prevalent toward CS among bike riders in South Indian population. It is seen that 62% of male individuals, 36% of the female individuals, and 2% others are facing CS. About 53% of people between the age ranges of 12 and 18 face CS. About 53% of people do not have any kind of neck pain at present. About 53% of people feel discomfort in the neck region during bike riding. About 59% of individuals do not have pain in the neck after riding bike. Conclusion: From the results, it is observed that bike riding has a great impact over the CS. About 48% of people had heard about CS. About 47% of people go for a long ride in motorcycle. About 61% of people do not have any back pain due to long ride in motorcycle. About 42% of people feel that the type of motorcycle has an influence over the neck pain. About 59% of people think that the type of road they are using has an influence over the neck pain.

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    B. Amrithaa, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

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    Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj, Department of Anatomy, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    B. Amrithaa, Karthik Ganesh Mohanraj*

    Title:Prevalence of cervical spondylosis among bike riders in South Indian population – A population-based study
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2477-2479)
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    Methodology:Cervical spondylosis, Intervertebral disc, Neck pain, Nerve compression
    Research Materials:Bike riders

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Bike riders Cervical spondylosis Intervertebral disc Neck pain Nerve compression

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