Degenerative Disk Disorder

May 29, 2018

Degenerative disc disorders are one of the most common reasons for low back and neck pain, and also one of the most misunderstood. Simply put, degenerative disc disease refers to symptoms of back or neck pain caused by wear-and-tear on a spinal disc. In some cases, degenerative disc disease also causes weakness, numbness, and hot, shooting pains in the arms or legs (radicular pain). Degenerative disc disease typically consists of…

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What Are Spinal Fractures?

November 6, 2016

Spinal Fractures differ from broken legs or broken arms. A fracture of dislocation of a vertebra can trigger bone fragments to pinch and damage the spinal nerves or spinal cord. Most spinal fractures occur from events such as car accidents, gunshots, falls or sports. Injuries can range from comparatively mild ligament and muscle strains. To dislocations and fractures of the bony vertebrae, as well as debilitating spinal cord damage. Depending…

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