A complex and integrated system of bones, ligaments, nerves, muscles and tendons, your neck and spine comprise the frame that supports your entire body. In addition to protecting the spinal cord, your spine and neck provide strength and stability to all other body parts and enable you to move, lift, bend, turn, stretch and engage in a wide range of motions. Because of the neck and spines’ central role in empowering the body to move, any issue, small or large, can have a dramatic impact on the function and mobility of other parts of the body.
According to a national study, the number one pain Americans suffer is lower back pain (28%). Knee problems are in second place (18%) and neck pain is third (15%). A few common symptoms associated with neck and spine issues include:
At Ventura Orthopedics, our dedicated neck and spine team has the knowledge and experience to evaluate, diagnose and treat, mostly with minimally invasive procedures, a number of conditions, including, but not limited to:
When your neck or spine suffer injuries, disease or other issues, it can result in a loss of stability and mobility, and dramatically impact daily activities, as well as the quality of your life. Ventura Orthopedics’ experienced and dedicated team of neck and spine specialists are here for you. Our doctors, surgeons and therapists have an enviable record of successfully treating the full spectrum of neck and spine problems. If you are concerned about issues that you are experiencing with your neck or spine, talk to the experts at Ventura Orthopedics today. When it comes to your health, we’ve got your back — and neck.