The spine consists of bones called vertebrae, separated by soft cushions (disks).
La presión sobre los nervios que se ramifican de la médula espinal puede
cause pain, numbness, tingling or weakness and may be caused by:
Injured discs between the vertebrae protruding (herniated disk).
Bone injuries (fractures).
Intervertebral space narrowing (spinal stenosis).
Pockets of infection (abscesses).
Cavities with blood (hematomas).
Patients with pain in the neck or spine-related back
are usually treated conservatively before considering surgery.
Often prescribed bed rest, traction, medication
antiinflammatory drugs (not steroids and steroid), physical therapy, exercise corsesy use.