Well, arthritis in your neck could be responsible for some of your symptoms, but don't you also have congestion and other issues that can not be traced to your neck
You know how it is, if you go looking
for trouble, you often find it! However, this doesn't seem like a complete, satisfying explanation for your symptoms.
It is good to go into your LLMD appointment with healthy skepticism, but I still think you should go.
Just my opinion, of course.