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Chronic Spine Pain Relief in Atlanta, GA

Spinal Spondylosis

Spinal spondylosis is a term used for the natural wear and tear that occurs in the human spine, which can often result in degeneration that causes pain. Spondylosis is common and can become worse as we get older, especially if it occurs in conjunction with other conditions such as osteoarthritis of the spine.

If you’re experiencing increased back pain with age, reach out to The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation Specialists for an accurate diagnosis and a discussion about your treatment plan moving forward. Our skilled medical team in Atlanta is dedicated to delivering the best spine pain relief treatments available. We offer a range of therapies and services to help you get back to feeling your best and living a more comfortable life.

We understand that dealing with spondylosis can be difficult and extremely uncomfortable. That's why we strive to provide our patients with the latest in minimally invasive spine treatments and targeted therapies. If you’re ready to take the next step, schedule your first appointment with The Physicians today.

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Treatment & Diagnosis of Spinal Spondylosis

Spinal spondylosis is a degenerative condition affecting the spine. It is a natural result of aging, wear and tear on the spine, and repetitive motions that can lead to the deterioration of the spine's intervertebral discs and facet joints. The condition can cause pain, stiffness, and various degrees of disability.

The symptoms of spinal spondylosis vary depending on the location of the degeneration and the severity of the condition. Common symptoms of spinal spondylosis include:

  • Chronic back or neck pain
  • Stiffness in the spine
  • Numbness or tingling sensations in the arms or legs
  • Weakness in the arms or legs
  • Loss of bladder or bowel control (in severe cases)

There is no cure for spinal spondylosis, but there are treatments available that can help manage its symptoms and slow down its progression. Here are some common treatments for spinal spondylosis:

  • Medications : Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and pain relievers can help reduce pain and inflammation in the spine.
  • Physical therapy: Exercise and stretches can help improve spinal flexibility and strengthen supporting muscles that can help alleviate pain.
  • Surgery: In severe cases, surgical intervention such as a spinal fusion or artificial disc replacement may be recommended.
  • Lifestyle changes:Maintaining a healthy weight, quitting smoking, avoiding repetitive motions, and practicing good posture can help reduce the progression of spinal spondylosis.

It is important for individuals with spinal spondylosis to work closely with their healthcare providers to develop a comprehensive treatment plan that meets their individual needs and goals.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any risk factors for spinal spondylosis?

Yes, some factors can increase your risk of developing spinal spondylosis. These include age, gender (men are more likely to develop the condition), genetics, previous spine injuries, and jobs or activities that require repetitive spinal movements.

Is surgery always necessary to treat spinal spondylosis?

Not always. In most cases, non-surgical treatments such as medications, physical therapy, and lifestyle changes can help manage spinal spondylosis symptoms effectively. Surgery is usually only recommended for severe cases where conservative treatments have failed to relieve symptoms.

Do you accept insurance for spinal spondylosis treatment?

Yes! The Physicians believe that leading-edge care for chronic pain should be accessible to everyone who needs it, and we’re proud to accept insurance from providers across the Atlanta area.   Visit our Insurance page to see our list of accepted providers.

How can I get started with the best back pain specialist near me?

If you’re ready to find relief from spinal pain, The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation