Spondylitis occurs when the joints between the spinal bones become inflamed. Although there is no definite cause, spondylitis is widely believed to be caused by genetics. Spondylitis is a long-term disease that eventually causes the bones in the spine to join together.
As noted above, the causes spondylitis remain unknown, but are believed to be related to genetics or spinal degeneration. The most common symptoms of spondylitis include:
This long-term condition may cause the pain to spread to a wider area.
The expert physicians at The Spine Care Center look forward to helping you conquer the pain caused by spondylitis. We can help you understand your condition and provide you with a balanced treatment plan that aims to improve your quality of life and help you manage your symptoms in a minimally invasive way. The spondylitis treatments offered at the Spine Care Center include: