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Cervical spondylosis

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Introduction
Cervical spondylosis is the medical term for neck pain caused by age-related ‘wear and tear’ to bones and tissues.
Symptoms of cervical spondylosis
Symptoms of cervical spondylosis include neck pain and shoulder pain. The pain can be severe if you develop cervical radiculopathy or cervical myelopathy.
Causes of cervical spondylosis
To better understand the causes of cervical spondylosis, it is useful to know more about the structure of your spine.
Diagnosing cervical spondylosis
Cervical spondylosis is usually suspected if there are typical symptoms of neck pain and stiffness. It will also be considered as a cause of radiating arm pain, problems with use of the hands or difficulty walking.
Treating cervical spondylosis
Treatment for symptoms due to cervical spondylosis aims to relieve pain and prevent permanent damage to your nerves.
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