Upper Cervical Stenosis It is not unusual to have Fibromyalgia along with spinal disorders. In fact, the National Fibromyalgia Research Association reports that 42 out of 45 Fibromyalgia sufferers displayed spinal cord compression. One condition that may result in Fibromyalgia-like symptoms is Upper Cervical Stenosis (USC), a narrowing of the spinal canal that can, over time, choke the spinal cord area. blog.bonati.com
If you have spinal stenosis of the neck, or cervical spinal stenosis, you may experience chronic pain. The pain can also limit the range of motion in your neck, which is typically the most mobile part of your spine. Exercise, particularly range of motion
Both cervical stenosis and are debilitating disorders. Until recently, they were often mistaken for each other in the doctor's office. It is harder to detect cervical stenosis until it has reached a stage where it has caused permanent nerve damage.