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Spinal discs, ligaments, tendons, muscles, fluid, your spinal cord, and 33 vertebrae make up your spine. There are also four regions in your spine:
Damage or injury can result in painful spine problems. At Dignity Health in the Bay Area, our goal is to decrease your pain while addressing its source — so you can get back to enjoying your life pain-free.
We treat many common spine conditions and injuries in the Bay Area, including:
For personalized treatment, Find a Doctor online and visit us for unparalleled orthopedic care at the following convenient locations:
Spine problems can be caused by:
Generally, spine conditions and injuries cause back pain, which may limit or worsen with movement. Other signs and symptoms depend on which spinal nerves are affected.
Because your spinal cord carries nerve impulses throughout your body, spine conditions that affect your spinal cord can lead to wide range of symptoms, including:
If you have back pain with nerve symptoms, see a doctor immediately. Some spinal conditions and injuries require urgent or emergency care for fast diagnosis and treatment.
Your doctor at Dignity Health will offer you treatment options based on your specific spine condition or injury, medical history, and risk factors.
Common treatment options for spine conditions and injuries include:
Following this tips can help keep your back healthy:
No matter your spine problem, trust Dignity Health in the Bay Area to provide personal care through every stage of your treatment. Call 844.560.2508 to request a doctor referral today.
Dignity Health offers diagnosis and treatment services for all types of spine conditions and spinal injuries in the Bay Area, including San Francisco, Santa Cruz, and Redwood City.