FEATURES OF THE CLINIC AND TREATMENT OF DEGENERATIVE-DYSTROPHIC DISEASES OF THE CERVICAL-BRACHIAL REGION IN DENTISTS (THE STATE OF THE ISSUE)
Degenerative and dystrophic diseases of the cervical-brachial region represent an important medical and social problem due to the high proportion of the occurrence, as well as the significant material damage caused to society as a result of losses associated with disability. The aim of the study was to review the literature on the subject of the clinical picture, the features of diagnosis and treatment of pain in dentists. It is known that the change in the position of the head and body, especially in the brachiocephalic region, is a professional risk factor for the emergence of dysfunction of the chewing complex, headaches and cervical pains in dentists, dental hygienists and dental technicians. To date, domestic authors seem to reasonably justified the possibility of using combination preparations containing chondroprotectors + hormonal drugs in the treatment of degenerative joint diseases, including spine joints.