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Do lots of people get cervical spine stenosis, or is it unusual?

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Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Neurosurgery
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In brief: Both

There is a genetic component to cervical stenosis but most often it is the result of repetitive injury and arthritic/degenerative changes as we get older.

In brief: Both

There is a genetic component to cervical stenosis but most often it is the result of repetitive injury and arthritic/degenerative changes as we get older.
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
Dr. Abhineet Chowdhary
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Dr. Keith Rafal
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Cervical stenosis is

Cervical stenosis is more common as we age.
Although younger individuals can be afflicted it is most common for people over the age of 50. Depending on how much narrowing exists, will influence the severity and type of symptoms.

In brief: Cervical stenosis is

Cervical stenosis is more common as we age.
Although younger individuals can be afflicted it is most common for people over the age of 50. Depending on how much narrowing exists, will influence the severity and type of symptoms.
Dr. Keith Rafal
Dr. Keith Rafal
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