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Arthritis

Question
Posted by: Patricia | 2018/10/15

Q.

Neck pain

Prominente degeneratiewe spondilose vlak C5/6 en vroeë degeneratiewe spondilise vlak C6/7 Anterolistese van C4 op C5 en geringe retrolistese van C5 p C6 Foraminale stenose regs vlak C5/6 en vroeg C6/7 meer prominent links vlak 5/6 asook vroeg vlak C6/7 a.g.v neurosentrale gewrig degenerasie

Expert's Reply

A.

Arthritis expert
- 2018/10/17

You have cervical spondylosis (or osteo arthritis in the neck).

If you have neurological signs or symptoms you may require surgery, but generally we prefer conservative treatment with a collar and pain killers.
An MRI would be needed before considering neck surgery.


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