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Spondylosis - Symptoms

​People with spondylosis often have no symptoms.

If symptoms occur, they may include:

  1. Pain and stiffness in the neck
  2. Restriction of movement, which presents after a period of prolonged activity such as sitting, walking or staying in the same position for a long duration

If there is pressure on, or irritation of, the surrounding nerves of the degenerated discs, osteophytes or thickened joints, you may also experience weakness and/or numbness/tingling in the:

  1. Arms – in cases of spondylosis affecting the neck or cervical spondylosis
  2. Legs – in cases of spondylosis affecting the lower back or lumbar spondylosis

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