#Flash: Increased risk of Cervical spine disorders in TS/CTD
This Study aimed to establish if Tourette syndrome (TS) and chronic tic disorder (CTD) are associated with an increased risk of cervical spine disorders and related neurological complications. A total of 6791 individuals with TS/CTD were included in the Study. Results showed that the exposed individuals had a 39% increased risk of any cervical spine disorder. Adjusted hazard ratios for cervical vascular and nonvascular disorders were 1.57 and 1.38 respectively. Conclusively, Individuals with severe TS/CTD are at increased risk of cervical spine disorders. These outcomes are may lead to persistent disability in some individuals.

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Source: https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaneurology/fullarticle/2783518