About conditions of the spine or back
Degeneration of the spine
Age, injury, posture or diseases can lead to degeneration of the joints and bones of the neck, causing disc herniation, bone spurs, blood vessel destruction or vertebral injury. These can cause a narrowing of the spinal canal and the small openings where nerve roots exit.
Symptoms of this narrowing, or impingement, include:
Various approaches may be taken to treat degenerative conditions of the spine or chronic back pain, depending on a patient’s health history:
Nerve block injections