A 46-year-old female asked:
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What would cause cervical spondylosis, central canal stenosis, disc osteophyte complexes, mild cord impingement, cervical straightening in 43 y/o?

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Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Age: These are all common findings that can be found on cervical MRI in patients over 40. Usually related to aging and the natural degenerative process. Genetics and lifestyle also contribute to these changes.
Answered on Sep 9, 2019
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