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Degenerative Spine Conditions Center

Your spine is subjected to millions of cycles of stress over the course of a lifetime. So, most people experience some level of degeneration in the spine well before age 50. In many cases, degenerative spine conditions come with no symptoms. But if you have back pain that makes it difficult to do the things you enjoy, it’s time to see a spine specialist.

Degenerative Spine Conditions We Treat

There are many age-related changes that may affect your spine, and numerous conditions that may result. Our team can help diagnose and treat spine problems related to:

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Making a self-referral is simple: Create a secure account, complete a medical information form, and upload your MRI imaging and report from the last six months.

  

Surgery for Degenerative Spine Conditions

For most of these conditions, nonsurgical approaches such as physical therapy, steroid injections and massage are considered the first line of treatment. However, they don’t offer the desired relief for everyone.

It may be time to consider spine surgery if your symptoms significantly interfere with your lifestyle, or if you experience steadily increasing bowel or bladder dysfunction, balance issues, or shooting pains or weakness in the arms or legs.

Our team can help you decide if surgery is the best option and determine if you are a candidate for one of our minimally invasive techniques.

 

Our Degenerative Spine Specialists

Photo of Dr. Ali Bydon, M.D.

Bydon, Ali, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Basilar Impression, Basilar Invagination, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Deformity, Cervical Spine Disease, Cervical Spine Revision Surgery, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Complex Cervical Spine Reconstruction Surgery, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Hemangioblastoma, Hemangiomas, Kyphosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Osteoblastoma, Radiculopathy, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Infection, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Pain, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis, Thoracic Disc Herniation, Von Hippel-Lindau (VHL)
 
Photo of Dr. Sheng-Fu Larry Lo, M.D., M.H.S.

Lo, Sheng-Fu Larry, M.D., M.H.S.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM), Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Cavernous Malformations, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Herniated Disc, Kyphosis, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Sacral Tumors, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis
 
Photo of Dr. Daniel Michael Sciubba, M.D.

Sciubba, Daniel Michael, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Basilar Invagination, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Deformity, Chondrosarcoma, Chordomas, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Flat-Back Deformity, Giant Cell Tumor, Hemangioblastoma, Kyphosis, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Cancer, Neck Masses, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Osteoblastoma, Osteoid Osteoma, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Scoliosis, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spine Surgery, Spondylolisthesis
 
Photo of Dr. Nicholas Theodore, M.D., M.S.

Theodore, Nicholas, M.D., M.S.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Back Disorders, Back Injuries, Back Pain, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Chiari Malformations, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Congenital Spine Disorders, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Trauma
 
Photo of Dr. Timothy Francis Witham, M.D.

Witham, Timothy Francis, M.D.

Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Aneurysmal Bone Cyst, Back Disorders, Back Pain, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Cavernous Angioma, Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease, Cervical Degenerative Disc Herniation, Cervical Disc Herniation, Cervical Myelopathy, Cervical Radiculopathy, Cervical Spine Trauma, Cervical Spondylosis, Chiari Malformations, Chordomas, Chrondrosarcoma, Complex Cervical Spine Reconstruction Surgery, Complex Spinal Reconstructions, Cranio-cervical Junction Pathology, Degenerative Disc Disease, Degenerative Spine Disease, Disc Pain, Giant Cell Tumor, Hemangioblastoma, Hemangiomas, Kyphosis, Lumbar Degenerative Disease, Lumbar Disc Herniation, Lumbar Radiculopathy, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Myxopapillary Ependymoma, Neck Pain, Nerve Sheath Tumor, Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Oncology, Osteoblastoma, Osteoid Osteoma, Radiculopathy, Sacral Tumors, Sarcoma, Schwannoma, Sciatica, Spinal Column Tumors, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Cord Malformation, Spinal Cord Tumors, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Deformities, Spinal Dural Fistula, Spinal Ependymoma, Spinal Fixation, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Infection, Spinal Instability, Spinal Meningioma, Spinal Metastases, Spinal Neurofibroma, Spinal Pain, Spinal Reconstruction, Spinal Schwannoma, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Spine and Spinal Deformities, Spine Surgery, Spine Tumors, Spondylolisthesis, Spondylosis, Thoracic Disc Herniation
 
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