Possible consequences of cervical spine instabilities


The consequences of cervical spine instabilities can vary depending on the severity.

If spinal cord, brain stem, nerve or blood vessel compression occurs it can lead to stroke, hypoperfusion of the brain and paralysis of the limbs.

Over the years, different doctors discussed possible correlations between cervical spine instabilities and many other diseases. This topic is pretty complex since there are many theories, but very little scientific proof.

In the literature described consequences

Not scientific proven consequences

Other consequences