Take Home Points
- Spondylosis: Intervertebral disc degeneration and/or the presence of facet degeneration, or a herniated cervical disc.
- Stenosis: Narrowing of the spinal canal.
- Cervical herniated disc: When parts of the disc are pushed through parts of the disc.
Cervical Spine Disorders Prevention and Rehabilitation
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