Alexander Bone & Spine Institute

Archive for April 2016

DO I HAVE OSTEOARTHRITIS IN MY SPINE?

Spinal osteoarthritis, also known as osteoarthritis of the spine, occurs when the cartilage that cushions the joints and the discs of the neck and lower back have worn down, making the bones rub against one another. This most affects the joints where the body places most of the pressure—the weight-bearing joints, such as the hips.…

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UNDERSTANDING DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE

time, will separate from the spine. It is a common condition, often occurring due to aging. It does not refer to a specific type of disease, but rather to the symptoms associated with degenerative discs. These symptoms may include numbness, weakness, and general pain. While the condition will vary in severity with each patient, at…

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CONNECT WITH ALEXANDER BONE & SPINE INSTITUTE

Proudly serving patients throughout all of South Florida, with locations in both Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Alexander Bone & Spine Institute provides personalized assessments and treatment options for those experiencing neck, back, or spine pain. Home to spine specialist, Dr. Lawrence Alexander, he knows how to deliver optimal results by creating comprehensive treatment plans that…

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