Many forms of arthritis that affect the joints, muscles and/or bones can cause problems in your back as well. While any part of the back can be affected, the lower back is the most common site of spinal arthritis and back pain, because it bears more of the body's weight.
At the office of Woodworth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, our professionals are experts in conditions of the spine. After careful evaluation, we will develop a treatment plan to prevent further spinal damage, help manage the pain, and get you back to doing the activities you love.
Some more common forms of arthritis that affect the spine:
Treatment for spinal arthritis depends on many factors including your age, level of pain, type and severity of arthritis and your personal health goals. Because joint damage caused by arthritis is irreversible, treatment usually focuses on managing pain and preventing further damage.
At the office of Woodworth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, we’re dedicated to providing the highest quality of skilled and compassionate orthopedic spinal care. For more information on our office and the many services we provide, give us a call today.
By Woodworth Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
December 17, 2019