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At Resurgens Orthopaedics, our expert spine physicians treat a variety of back and neck conditions.
The spine is 33 individual vertebrae forming a column connected by joints for motion and discs separating them to provide for weight bearing and torsion. The spine is designed to be incredibly strong, supporting the structures of the body and protecting the highly sensitive nerve roots of the spinal cord. The spine is also highly flexible, providing for mobility on different planes.
See the list of conditions and injuries below treated by the expert physicians at the Resurgens Orthopaedics Spine Center.
Coccydynia is an inflammation of the tip of the tailbone, called the coccyx
Compression Fractures of the Spine
Spine compression fractures are a collapse of vertebral bone.
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative disc disease is a weakening of one or more vertebral discs.
Facet Joint Syndrome
Facet joint syndrome is a deterioration of the facet joints.
Herniated discs are a common injury that can affect any part of the spine.
Kyphosis is a deformity of the spine.
Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
Sciatica is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine.
Metastatic Cancer of the Spine
Metastatic cancer of the spine develops in or near the spinal cord or within the vertebrae.
Muscle Strain of the Upper Back (Trapezius Strain)
Trapezius strains are a stretching or tearing of the trapezius.
Myelopathy is a spinal cord dysfunction related to abnormal pressure placed on the spinal cord.
Osteoporosis is the weakening of bones.
Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine.
Spinal infection is an infection most often caused by staphylococcus or E. coli bacteria.
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of (or an intrusion into) the open spaces that create passageways for the spinal cord and the spinal nerves.
Spondylolisthesis occurs when a lumbar vertebra slips out of place.
Spondylosis is a degeneration of the spine that can affect the spine at any level.
- Anatomy of the Spine
- Compression Fractures of the Spine
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- Facet Joint Syndrome
- Herniated Discs
- Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
- Metastatic Cancer of the Spine
- Muscle Strain of the Upper Back (Trapezius Strain)
- Spinal Infection
- Spinal Stenosis