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How cervical spondylosis gets diagnosed and treated?

Diagnosis of cervical spondylosis is made by performing special tests which help doctor to diagnose symptoms of cervical spondylosis. These special tests include Spurling’s Test (Neck compression test), X-ray of side view of neck and MRI scan.

Symptoms that appears in cervical spondylosis

Cervical spondylosis symptoms affect neck and then cause pain as well as stiffness. Cervical spondylosis affects spine’s neck area. Generally, people over 50 year age feel more neck pain because they suffer more vertebral disc problems as they alter in their strength and density.

An Introduction to Cervical Spondylosis

Degeneration of discs and vertebrae with increasing age is not a new problem. Degeneration of discs is called cervical spondylosis.Cervical spondylosis needs proper treatment. Any conditions which are age related can cause intervertebral discs to degenerate.

What causes Cervical Spondylosis?

There can be many reasons for a pain in neck or in other words there are many causes of cervical spondylosis. There are many sensitive regions present in our cervical region which  can cause cervical spondylosis pain. These regions include priosteum, paraverbal muscles, facet joints, and anterior and posterior ligaments.