X-Ray findigs you describe indicate degenerative process like spondylosis
, and some degeneration is going to happen as one advances in age. If the reduction is disc spaces is minimal and osteophytes along anterior aspect of vertebral
bodies, I wouldn't scare you at all. PLUS, remember that you treat individuals and NOT pictures. So, much would depend on your symptoms. You need to step up your concerns in case of severe pain
radiating down a arm, numbness or muscle weakness
, when you may consider getting an MRI scan. For small discomfort or pain, try few sessions of physiotherapy
and you should be fine.
Dr Rajesh Kapur