Spinal Osteoarthritis, Spondylosis
This degenerative disorder may range from mild to severe, causing little (or much) disruption to daily activity. It affects the neck (cervical), mid-back (thoracic) and low-back (lumbar) spinal regions, and possibly discs and facet joints. Find out more about it’s diagnosed and treated.
Causes & Triggers
- Bone spurs
- Disc dehydration
- Herniated discs
Signs & Symptoms
Tips & Treatments
- This condition responds well to non-surgical treatment, including hot and cold packs, exercise, topical ointments, physical therapy, medication and/or steroid injections or blocks.