Not necessarily, however symptoms and an examination of your spine may lead me to order an x-ray to confirm the diagnosis.
How did you get CJD?
CJD usually occurs earlier in men after some sort of trauma or repetitive stress due to poor posture and dehydration.
What can you do to treat CJD?
- Electrical modalities
- Traction to unload the joints
- Myofascial Release Techniques such as Graston or ART
I want you to HURT LESS and PLAY MORE, and this is one condition you should not just live with… let’s work together to manage it.
Source: Snider, Robert K, MD. Essentials of Musculoskeletal care 1999
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