Lumbar spondylosis is the degeneration of the spine in the lumbar or lower back area due to age and, wear and tear of the spine over time.
Causes of Lumbar spondylosis
Symptoms of Lumbar spondylosis
Although most of the cases of lumbar spondylosis show no symptoms, but some advanced cases may result in following symptoms:
Diagnosis of Lumbar spondylosis
A thorough history of the patient along with physical and provocative testing forms the first level evaluation of the patient. Following radiographic studies provide confirmatory evidence to support the exam findings:
Treatment for lumbar spondylosis
Treatment of lumbar spondylosis involves conservative as well as surgical methods including:
Conservative treatment for spondylosis includes:
Cases where conservative methods fail to provide relief to the patient, following surgical treatment option may be performed to treat the disorder:
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