Latest Research on Cervical Spine Degenerative Disease

At one point in their lives, adults, of any age, have experienced neck pain. Symptoms include soreness and neck stiffness. Neck pain is most commonly associated with cervical spine degenerative disease (CSDD).

Young adults that are 40 years of age and under are affected by cervical disc herniation. Older people, on the other hand, have the tendency to develop age-related wear and tear of the spinal discs. They are also prone for spinal stenosis which is the narrowing of the spine.

Conservative Pain Management

If you recently suffered from CSDD, you probably have tried some of these treatment options:

 

Do you find them effective in treating your neck pain?

While taking over-the-counter pain medication is the most preferred method among patients, you may feel that it’s not enough to relieve you from pain. You are also perhaps thinking that surgery is your only choice at this point.

Nevertheless, neither medications nor surgery can address the fundamental process of degenerative disorders.

Surgery has its own downsides that can increase the stress in your cervical discs.

 

Based on recent studies, there is an evolving treatment that targets the molecular and cellular aspects of cervical disc degeneration. One of the focus is on cell therapy, which has the potential to slow down degeneration.

If you are contemplating an all-natural and non-surgical treatment, then you may want to consider regenerative medicine options.

At Williamson County Integrative Medicine, we offer a variety of treatments options, including  trigger point, medial branch blocks, nerve blocks, epidurals and more. Our highly trained team of professionals will assess each individual to deem which option is the safest and best course .

To see if you are a candidate for regenerative medicine, or to book a consultation and learn more, please contact us at (512) 355- 0936. 

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