How is cervical disc disease prevented?

Updated: Apr 16, 2020
  • Author: Michael B Furman, MD, MS; Chief Editor: Dean H Hommer, MD  more...
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  • Maintaining proper cervical posture and cervicothoracic strength and flexibility, avoiding cervical trauma and repetitive cervical stress, and adhering to a healthy lifestyle that advocates proper nutrition, physical activity, and smoking cessation may help to prevent cervical disc disease.

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