Degenerative disorders of the lumbar and cervical spine.

@article{Roh2005DegenerativeDO,
  title={Degenerative disorders of the lumbar and cervical spine.},
  author={Jeffrey S. Roh and Andelle L. Teng and Jung U. Yoo and John Davis and Christopher G. Furey and Henry H. Bohlman},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={
          255-62
        }
}
Degenerative disorders in the spine are normal, age-related phenomena and largely asymptomatic in most cases. Conservative management of lumbar and cervical spondylosis is the mainstay of treatment, and most patients with symptomatic degenerative changes respond appropriately with nonsurgical management. Surgical intervention can be considered an appropriate and viable option when conservative measures have failed. Treatment options should always be directed toward the specific nature and… CONTINUE READING

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