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MRI of cervical spine showing loss of cervical lordosis and mild scoliosis. Moderate bulges indenting the subarachnoid space. Any future complications?

I have done a MRI test of cervical spine(3Telsa) Conclusion of the report- *Degenerative changes of cervical spine with loss of cervical lordosis and mild scoliosis with convexity towards left. *C4-5 and C5-6: Moderate bulges indenting the anterior subarachnoid space and exiting nerve roots on both sides. I am 41 yrs male and my profession is pharma sales. Please tell me how it has happened at this age and what problem can arise in future due to this.
Asked On : Tue, 7 Aug 2012
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The changes that your MRI shows are suggestive of cervical spondylosis. With age almost all people will have these changes but you have developed them a little early. If these degenerative changes progress then problems like, neck pain, restriction of neck movements, arm pain, arm weakness etc can occur. The possible causes could be prolonged unhealthy neck postures for e.g. sitting for long hours before computer which is not at level with eyes etc. You can incorporate some of these life style changes and learn physiotherapy of the neck which will help you in the long run.
Good luck.
Answered: Wed, 8 Aug 2012
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