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Where exactly is your problem when you have an osteophyte in the spinal area ?

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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Rarely a problem

Osteophytes are bone spurs which commonly form as the spine ages, a type of internal re-enforcement.
They do not usually cause trouble unless they start pressing on a nerve or the spinal cord.

In brief: Rarely a problem

Osteophytes are bone spurs which commonly form as the spine ages, a type of internal re-enforcement.
They do not usually cause trouble unless they start pressing on a nerve or the spinal cord.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Arthritis spur

An osteophyte is a bony overgrowth or arthritis spur causing either narrowing of the spinal canal or causing pressure on a nerve.

In brief: Arthritis spur

An osteophyte is a bony overgrowth or arthritis spur causing either narrowing of the spinal canal or causing pressure on a nerve.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Dr. Larry Armstrong
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