Effective Spondylosis Treatment Options
What is Spondylosis?
Spondylosis is a prevalent degenerative condition that affects the spine, primarily involving the gradual deterioration of the vertebral discs and facet joints. Over time, the normal wear and tear on these structures can lead to various symptoms, including pain, stiffness, and a decrease in mobility.
The changes associated with spondylosis, such as disc degeneration, bone spurs, and inflammation, can contribute to discomfort and limitations in daily activities. At our facility, we specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of spondylosis, utilizing our expertise to provide comprehensive care tailored to meet your specific needs.
Around 90% of Adults Over 60 Have Spondylosis
Spondylosis Affects Both Men and Women Equally
Most Common in Laborers and Athletes
Accurate diagnosis is fundamental to effective spondylosis treatment. At the Institute of Comprehensive Spine Care, we use state-of-the-art diagnostic services to precisely identify the extent and location of your condition.
How Can We Treat Spondylosis?
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When conservative treatments are not sufficient to alleviate symptoms or when the condition progresses, surgical interventions may be necessary Our goal is to help you maintain an active lifestyle and reduce the impact of spondylosis on your daily activities.
These Treatmentfocus on conservative and non-invasive approaches to alleviate pain and restore function.
When surgical intervention is necessary, Dr. Bo is a highly skilled and experienced spine surgeon who specializes in a range of surgical procedures.
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We utilize a range of pain management techniques and work closely with skilled physical therapists to design a customized rehabilitation plan that supports healing, restores functionality, and minimizes downtime. Rest assured, we will be with you every step of the way, guiding you through your recovery journey to achieve the best possible outcomes.
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Common symptoms of spondylosis include neck or back pain, stiffness, reduced range of motion, and radiating pain or numbness in the extremities. The specific symptoms experienced may vary depending on the location and severity of the degenerative changes.
While spondylosis cannot be completely cured, appropriate treatment and management strategies can help alleviate symptoms, slow down its progression, and improve your quality of life. The goal of treatment is to manage pain, improve functionality, and maintain an active lifestyle.
While it may not be possible to prevent spondylosis entirely, certain measures can help reduce the risk or delay its onset. These may include maintaining a healthy weight, practicing good posture, engaging in regular exercise, and avoiding activities that strain the spine.
Yes, in many cases, spondylosis can be effectively managed without surgery. Non-surgical treatment options, such as physical therapy, pain management techniques, lifestyle modifications, and the use of assistive devices, can often provide relief from symptoms and improve spinal function.
These conservative approaches are usually the first line of treatment, and surgery is considered only when non-surgical methods are unsuccessful or in severe cases.
While treatment for spondylosis can help manage symptoms and slow down its progression, there is a possibility of recurrence, especially if underlying factors are not adequately addressed or if there are ongoing factors contributing to degeneration. Regular follow-ups with your healthcare provider are important to monitor your condition and manage any potential recurrences.