Wesley H. Bronson, MD, MSB
Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

The Mount Sinai Hospital
5 East 98th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10029
Phone: 212-241-5435
Fax: 646-537-9449

Mount Sinai Doctors - Scarsdale
341 Central Park Avenue
Scarsdale, NY 10583
Phone: 212-241-5435
Fax: 646-537-9449

Cervical Stenosis

The spine, or backbone, protects the spinal cord and allows standing and bending. The spine is made up of 26 bones called vertebrae. The cervical spine (neck region) consists of seven bones (C1-C7 vertebrae). Cervical stenosis causes narrowing in the spine in the neck area. The narrowing puts pressure on the nerves and spinal cord and can cause pain.

Cervical stenosis occurs mostly in people older than 50. Younger people with a neck injury or a narrow spinal canal are also at risk. Diseases such as arthritis can cause cervical stenosis too.

Symptoms of Cervical Stenosis

Symptoms might appear gradually or not at all. They include:

  • Pain in the neck
  • Numbness, weakness, cramping, or pain in the arms
  • Pain going down the arm
  • Hand problems

Doctors diagnose cervical stenosis with a physical exam and imaging tests. Treatments include medications, physical therapy, braces, and surgery.

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Dr. Bronson is experienced in treating complex spinal conditions including spinal trauma, tumors, stenosis, disc herniation, myelopathy, radiculopathy, scoliosis, sciatica, spondylolysis, sponsylolisthesis, kyphosis, and more.

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Dr. Bronson’s clinical focus comprises the full gamut of cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spinal conditions, ranging from outpatient minimally invasive procedures to complex adult spinal deformity and scoliosis surgery.

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Mount Sinai Health System hospitals rank among the finest nationwide when it comes to excellence in delivery of patient care, and Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked worldwide in four specialties including orthopedics.

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