Spondylosis, also called cervical osteoarthritis, classifies as a degenerative disease: it results when cartilage in the vertebral discs of the neck and spine lose fluid and mobility, in turn causing pain and stiffness. ... More »

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Lumbar spondylosis refers to a degeneration of the discs in the lower spine, according to PubMed Health. These discs separate vertebrae and offer a cushion between the bones. Lumbar spondylosis is also often called degen... More »

As of 2015, no medical treatments can reverse the degenerative process of spondylosis, according to eMedicineHealth. Treatment options to relieve back and neck pain and discomfort caused by spondylosis include analgesics... More »

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Spondylosis with myelopathy is degeneration of the discs and facet joints of the spine resulting in dysfunction and impairment of the spinal cord, according to Spine-health.com. When it affects the cervical region of the... More »

The symptoms of cervical osteoarthritis include a headache that originates from the neck, severe neck pain and stiffness, and pain in the arms and shoulder. Other symptoms include the inability to completely bend the nec... More »

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Cervical Spondylosis is a term used to describe abnormal wear and tear that occurs on the spinal disks of the neck. This condition usually occurs as a person ages, and it is the common cause of chronic pain in the neck. More »

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Arthritis in the spine, generally the osteoarthritis form, breaks down the cartilage in the joints and discs in the lower back and neck. Older people get arthritis more often than younger people, and they may experience ... More »

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