The spine consists of 26 bones referred to as vertebrae, that protects and support the spinal cord and nerves. The number of conditions and injuries that affect the spine, which can damage the vertebrae, cause pain, & limit mobility. Spinal fusion is a surgery that joins two or more vertebrae into one single structure.The goal is to prevent movement between the two bones and control back pain. Once they’re joined, they no longer move like they used to. This keeps you from stretching the nearby nerves, ligaments, and muscles that may cause discomfort.Numerous conditions that can affect the spine anywhere from the neck to the lower back.
Some of the many spine disorders which can be treated are:
Degenerative Disc Disease