Common Back
Conditions

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Is a form of arthritis which mainly affects the lower portion of the back….

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Chronic Low Back Pain

Is a long term condition in which there is regular pain in the lower area of the back. Symptoms may be constant or intermittent and can be due to a variety of pathologies….

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Hyper Kyphosis

Is a condition where the normal kyphotic (forward bending) curve in the upper back becomes significantly increased….

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Osteoarthritis – Back

Is a degenerative condition of the vertebral joints (those between the individual bones of the back) whereby the smooth articulating surfaces become roughened and worn….

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Osteoporosis of the Spine

Is a degenerative condition of the spine in which the solid part of bone gradually becomes thinner and weaker….

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a term used to describe a lateral or sideways bending of the spine and can be caused by several factors....

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Slipped Disc

Is a condition whereby the normal ring like shape of an intervertebral disc (the cushioning ring of cartilage between individual vertebrae (spinal bones) is interrupted by a bulging prominence….

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Spina Bifida

Is a condition whereby the normal ring like shape of an intervertebral disc (the cushioning ring of cartilage between individual vertebrae (spinal bones) is interrupted by a bulging prominence….

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Spinal Fracture

Is a condition in which one or more of the spinal vertebra (bones) becomes cracked or broken. It may be as a result of injury (traumatic) or degenerative changes (pathological)….

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Spondylolisthesis

Is a condition in which a spinal vertebra (bone) slides forwards in relation to the bone immediately below it….

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Spondylosis

Is a term used to describe osteoarthritis of the spine….

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