A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: cervical spondylosis?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Richard Ramos answered
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Degenerated disk: This is the medical term for a degenerated disk. There is a spectrum of degeneration from mild to severe, but it still means the same thing. This is a natural part of aging.
Answered on Dec 26, 2014
Dr. Zachariah George answered
14 years experience Neurosurgery
Cervical spondylosis: This is a broad term for arthritic changes within the cervical spine: bone, disc, joint, ligaments. It can range from minor to severe and it can be relatively asymptomatic to very symptomatic.
Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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