What is Spondylosis?
Spondylosis is a descriptive term used to describe spine degradation and pain that is more loosely defined than it is clinically diagnosed. It can refer to a condition or medical problem that causes pain and degeneration of the spine, regardless of where the pain is caused or where the degeneration is happening.
What Causes Spondylosis?
Symptoms of Spondylosis
Treatment Options for Spondylosis
Non-operative measures are successful in reducing the symptoms of spondylosis, but if the condition has resulted in compression of the spinal cord or spinal nerve roots, surgery may be needed to relieve pressure.
Frequently Asked Questions about Spondylosis
1. Is spondylosis serious?
Though spondylosis can cause pain, many patients experience no symptoms. It is common and generally isn’t serious.