Spondylosis Responds to Physical Therapy
Chronic wear and tear on your spine often lead to Spondylosis. More than 85% of those over sixty are affected by Spondylosis or wear of the spinal disks. Cervical (neck) Spondylosis is more common than Spondylosis in the lower back.
Factors that lead to the wear and tear on spinal disks include age, jobs that include repetitive neck motion, injury, genetics, and even smoking. Any of the following may also cause the condition:
Those with Spondylosis of the neck and lumbar region experience the following symptoms:
The good news is that Spondylosis responds to physical therapy.
Spondylosis and Physical Therapy
Physical therapy provides non-surgical relief to the symptoms and pain associated with Spondylosis. You will meet in-center with a trained physical therapist during a four-to six-week program.
Physical therapy for Spondylosis may include the following:
Treating Spondylosis with physical therapy lowers the probability of the future need for spinal fusion surgery.
What to Expect at The Therapy Network
Spondylosis responds to physical therapy, and The Therapy Network provides a team of trained specialists. During your customized treatment, your therapist will use the following to relieve pain and increase range of motion: