The spine consists of a complex system of bones and ligaments that provide stability and support for the entire body. This complex system contains a spinal column that protects the spinal cord and nerves. The spinal cord and nerves transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body. If the […]
Back pain is one of the most common complaints that physicians evaluate in the office. Approximately 80% of individuals will experience some sort of acute back pain in their lifetime, while others may suffer from chronic pain as a result of a degenerative condition or injury. There are several factors that can […]
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. Treatment for degenerative disc disease generally begins with nonsurgical methods. The doctors at First State Spine will determine the severity of the condition and recommend treatment methods based on your individual pain.