Former professional rugby players have greater cervical spine degeneration

Former professional rugby players have greater cervical spine degeneration
Clinical examinations and magnetic resonance imaging studies have determined whether retired professional rugby players experience more serious symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than people in the general population. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the largest study …

Clinical examinations and magnetic resonance imaging studies have determined whether retired professional rugby players experience more serious symptoms of cervical spine degeneration than people in the general population. To the best of the authors’ knowledge, this is the largest study of its kind covering any professional contact sport, and it confirms greater cervical spine degeneration in former rugby players.

Source: Science Daily

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