Cervical spondylosis, also referred to as cervical osteoarthritis or neck arthritis, develops due to wear and tear of the cartilage and bones in the cervical area or neck. Mainly due to age-related factors, other factors may also contribute to this debilitating condition.
Chronic in nature, it can cause excruciating pain, stiff neck, and headaches at the back of head, tingling or numbing sensations and/or muscle weakness. Sudden movements like sneezing and coughing can aggravate the pain.
Common causes include dehydrated spinal disks, bone spurs, herniated disks, ligament stiffness and/or heavy lifting. Severe damage can occur as a result of severe compression of spinal cord or nerve roots.
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These can be signs of a more severe condition (cervical myelopathy) which can cause Severe damage to the spine if left untreated.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is Cervical Spondylitis (CS)?
Cervical spondylitis (CS) is a common degenerative condition of the cervical (neck) spine that most likely is caused by age-related changes (wear and tear) in the intervertebral disks and vertebrae of the neck, presenting with severe neck pain and mostly radiation of pain to the arms.
What are the causes of CS?
Cervical spondylitis results due to abnormal wear of the cartilage and bones of the neck (cervical vertebrae) with degeneration and mineral deposits in the cushions between the vertebrae (cervical disks). This is more common after the age of 40 years and is triggered by certain risk factors.