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Lumbar Spinal Disease
Spinal Stenosis is a common problem in South Florida. We are leaders in treatment of this disease.
- Overview of Spinal Stenosis
- Spinal Stenosis Information
- Spinal Stenosis Diagnosis
- Spinal Stenosis / Nerve Compression
- Non-Operative Treatment
- Surgical Treatments
- Spinal Stenosis - Minimally Invasive
- Spinal Stenosis/Foraminal Stenosis
- What is Spinal Pain?
- What Causes Spinal Pain?
- Spinal Stenosis Pain Management
Cervical Spine Treatment
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disorders of the SpineStewart G. Eidelson, M.D.
Degenerative disorders are sometimes due to the process of normal aging and/or wear and tear. Just like mechanical devices, human bodies are subject to wear and tear from use.
However, unlike machinery, the human body has the ability to heal or attempt to repair a problem. At birth, the structural integrity of a person's spine, heart, lungs or any other organ system is at its peak for development through the years. During mid-life, early microscopic changes begin to appear that indicate the spine is aging. The spine does not deteriorate just because it ages. Wear and tear also play important roles. Ailments such as arthritis, spinal stenosis, or osteoporosis do not develop overnight. Degenerative diseases may take many years to develop. These disorders may be associated with past injuries, abuse, body structure, or congenital problems.