A recent study has again shown that cervical disc degeneration can be associated with chronic neck pain.
The study reported that women presented more prevalently than men.
Cervical degenerative disc disease is commonly associated with long term neck pain.
Symptoms can include:
- pain (dull, burning, or sharp)
- tingling and numbness.
- pain can be prevalent when upright or with movement
Don’t ignore pain! The longer a problem is left, the more serious it can get and more work can be required to correct it.
If you have neck pain and stiffness, we’re here to help. Call us on 3892 1440
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Reference: Bronfort G1 et al., Spinal manipulation, medication, or home exercise with advice for acute and subacute neck pain: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2012 Jan 3;156(1 Pt 1):1-10. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-1-201201030-00002
See the research article here: http://www.painmed.org/2016posters/abstract-186/
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