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Spinal Arthritis

Arthritis can affect any part of the body, even the spine. It occurs when the cartilage in the joints is worn down as a result of wear and tear, aging, injury or misuse.

Symptoms:

  • Back pain that comes and goes
  • Spinal stiffness in the morning, such as after getting out of bed or after activity
  • Pain, tenderness or numbness in the neck
  • Lower back pain that runs down into the buttocks, thighs, or pelvic area
  • Pain or tenderness in the shoulders, hips, knees or heels
  • A crunching feeling or sound of bone rubbing on bone
  • Weakness or numbness in legs or arms
  • Limited range of motion, difficulty bending or walking
  • Spinal deformity
  • Texas Orthopedic Hospital
  • Fondern orthopedic group LLP
  • Spine Interventional Society