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My neck is shorter than others. Am I at risk for neck arthritis or injury with age?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: No
I have never read any medical literature implicating a short neck with higher risk of neck arthritis or injury.

In brief: No
I have never read any medical literature implicating a short neck with higher risk of neck arthritis or injury.
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Most likely no
Anatomical differences are well known from one person to another. Unless you have had trauma or other problems, you should be fine.
It is rare to be born with a less bones in the neck then say another person. If you are having pain, then have a physician look at you.

In brief: Most likely no
Anatomical differences are well known from one person to another. Unless you have had trauma or other problems, you should be fine.
It is rare to be born with a less bones in the neck then say another person. If you are having pain, then have a physician look at you.
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
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