In layman term this means that:
1.There is nerve root compression
that is called radiculopathy
in medical term and that may induce shooting pain caused due to the nerve root compression due to paracentral disc herniation at C6/7 level that needs to be treated.
Moreover the osteophytic compression of C6 is common as there is age related changes in bone after certain age.
There is normal signal means it rules out other sinister cause eg tumor/metastases and infection etc which signifies a relief for you and augurs well for patient as the later would have required a consultation with even an oncologist