Arthritis of the spine can be very painful and limit your day-to-day activities. Your spinal joints always have a lot of pressure on them due to your daily movements; therefore, they develop arthritis easier than other joints.
Arthritis, which can worsen with age, trauma, injury, and wear and tear can take over your life, but proper treatment can help it. Spinal arthritis is a musculoskeletal disorder that happens when spinal joint cartilage is worn down and eventually disappears, causing severe pain. If you have pain in your upper back, that is considered cervical arthritis. If you have pain in the lower back, that is considered lumbar arthritis.
Symptoms of Spinal Arthritis may include:
Diagnosing Spinal Arthritis consists of:
Treating Spinal Arthritis may include:
Most people don’t require surgical treatment to ease spinal arthritis, and non-progressive treatments are recommended such as…
Although there is a treatment for spinal arthritis, there are simple ways to decrease your chances of being diagnosed with it as you age… but you have to start today!
If you have any questions or concerns about arthritis of the spine, don’t hesitate to contact us at (631) 473-8182. We look forward to listening and hearing from you!