Arthritis in spine or spine arthritis is also called as Osteoarthritis of the spine. Arthritis is wear and tear of bones due to age factor that result in pain and stiffness. Arthritis can affect any joint of the body, Back or Spine may be inflamed due to osteoarthritis. people who have injury or trauma to joints and who has genetically defected cartilage are more prone to spine arthritis This may sometimes loose sensation and weaken in the affected parts. spine arthritis is breakdown of cartilage of the joints and discs in neck and lower back
Some of the symptoms of Arthritis of Spine:
Tenderness in back
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult an Orthopedic if you have signs of sudden stiffness and pain that creates lot of discomfort in daily life activities.