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Symptoms of Upper Spinal Arthritis

Upper spinal arthritis or cervical spondylosis is caused by the chronic wearing of the cervical spine. This kind of disease causes a lot of significant muscular and neurological symptoms of pain in the upper body. This happens when there is a breakdown of cartilage and abnormal formation of bone growth in the upper part of the spine. These changes in the spinal structure can cause a compression of the different nerves in the back and the nerves that extend to the arms. In severe cases, the spinal cord may also be affected and this ca not only extends to the arms but to the legs as well. Continue reading