Degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine and scoliosis is a condition involving side-to side curvature of the spine. It usually occurs in adults and is different to the type of scoliosis which occurs in children.
Degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine and scoliosis is caused by accelerated degenerative changes to the facet joints.
Symptoms of degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine and scoliosis include:
- Pain which comes on gradually
- Pain which tends to be worse first thing in the morning
- Additional discomfort when standing or walking
- Leg pain in one or both legs
Diagnosis and treatment
If you’re suffering with degenerative disorder of the lumbar spine and scoliosis, or are concerned that you might be, come and talk to us at T&O Spine. An expert consultant will discuss your medical history with you, carry out a physical examination and talk you through the treatment options.