CERVICAL SPONDYLOSIS Cervical spondylosis is a normal part of aging.It is the Osteoarthritis of the cervical spine may produce neck pain. CAUSES Dehydrated disks.Disks act like cushions between the vertebrae of your spine. By the age of 40, most people’s spinal disks begin drying out and shrinking, which allows more bone-on-bone contact between the vertebrae.