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Changes in balance can be subtle, but they can indicate a very serious condition that is related to compression of the spinal cord in the neck or back. This is known as myelopathy. This condition is typically urgent and needs to be evaluated right away, especially if it is associated with bowel or bladder dysfunction.

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • North American Spine Society
  • Peak Orthopedics
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada