Neck (Cervical) Conditions

Much is required of the cervical spine. These seven small vertebrae hold the weight of your head (which weighs about ten pounds) and allow you to have constant neck movement. Problems in this area usually cause loss of function in the chest, arms and legs. Cervical injuries can also affect breathing and bowel and bladder control.

Identifying your symptoms, along with an accurate diagnosis of the underlying cause is the first step. WellSpan Spine Care team treats a variety of conditions of the neck including:

Spine Cervical

Disc Conditions

Acute and Chronic Conditions

  • Traumatic Spinal Fractures/Burst Fractures
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Cervicalgia

Nerve Pain


  • Metastatic Disease
  • Schwannoma
  • Chordoma
  • Myeloma

Muscle, Tendon, Ligament and Joint Pain

  • Whiplash
  • Sprain/strain
  • Muscle spasms/cramps

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