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Lumbar spondylosis

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Lumbar Spondylosis Overview:

  • Lumbar spondylosis is a degenerative condition affecting the lumbar spine, characterized by wear and tear on the spinal discs and joints.


Causes of Lumbar Spondylosis:

  • Aging:

    • Natural degeneration of spinal discs and joints over time.

  • Genetic Factors:

    • Family history may contribute to the development of spondylosis.

  • Repetitive Stress:

    • Activities or occupations involving repetitive spinal movements.


Signs and Symptoms:

  • Low Back Pain:

    • Common, often worsened with movement.

  • Stiffness:

    • Reduced flexibility in the lumbar spine.

  • Radiating Pain:

    • Pain may radiate into the buttocks or thighs.

  • Numbness and Tingling:

    • Due to nerve compression.


Diagnosis and Evaluation:

  • Clinical Examination:

    • Assessment of symptoms, physical function, and neurological signs.

  • Imaging Studies:

    • X-rays, MRI, or CT scans to visualize the extent of degeneration and assess spinal stability.


Treatment Approaches:

  • Conservative Measures:

    • Physical therapy and exercises to improve core strength and flexibility.

    • Medications for pain management.

    • Lifestyle modifications, including ergonomic adjustments.

  • Interventional Procedures:

    • Epidural steroid injections for pain relief.

    • Facet joint injections to alleviate inflammation.

    • Physical therapy for targeted rehabilitation.

  • Surgical Options:

    • Reserved for severe cases or when conservative measures are ineffective.

    • Procedures may include spinal fusion or laminectomy.


NYPMD Specialists for Lumbar Spondylosis:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons outside New York.

  • Expertise in managing lumbar spondylosis through various treatment modalities.

  • Collaborative approach with physical therapists and other specialists for comprehensive patient care.


What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Lumbar Spondylosis:

  • Thorough assessment to determine the extent of spondylosis and associated symptoms.

  • Personalized treatment plans based on diagnostic findings and individual needs.

  • Conservative or interventional interventions for effective pain relief and management.

  • Comprehensive care and support for improved lumbar function and overall well-being.

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