There are 33 bones known as vertebrae within the spine, and they are classified into five sections, including cervical (neck), thoracic (mid-back), lumbar (lower back), sacrum (base of the spinal column), and coccyx (tailbone). With back pain as a leading cause of doctor’s visits in the United States, the spine is prone to a variety of conditions due to wear and tear, injury, underlying disease, aging, and more.
At Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP) in Newark, New Jersey, Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn provides minimally invasive, multimodal, non-surgical pain management treatments for patients living with symptoms from common back conditions. As a fellowship-trained and board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician, she has the expertise to treat the entire person – not just their pain – by pinpointing the root of their condition and personalizing an effective course of treatment.
Whether the result of an accident, fall, congenital or inherited disorder, infection, or degenerative condition, spine pain may not only affect the back and neck but may also radiate to other areas of the body. Whatever the cause, common spine conditions present with symptoms depending on the area of the spine and whether the spinal cord is also affected. These may include:
If you or a loved one is experiencing pain and other troubling symptoms in the back or neck, seek the opinion of Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn right away. After diagnosing your condition with advanced examination tactics and medical imaging, as well as ruling out other potential causes of your symptoms, she may be able to provide the relief you need through a non-surgical, minimally invasive pain management treatment plan.
Treating acute and chronic back and neck pain, we also address common spine conditions such as:
Experiencing back or neck pain? Consult with Prospect Spine and Pain (PSP)’s Dr. Maria Cabodevilla-Conn in Newark, New Jersey, who ensures a patient’s pain management plan treats not only their pain but the entire person as well. For more information, contact us today.