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Degenerative Spine Diseases and Conditions

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Degenerative conditions of the spine such as spinal arthritis, occur as part of the normal aging process. Nearly everyone experiences some degeneration of spinal discs or spinal joints by age 40. However, in some individuals, these degenerative changes are more advanced than is typical for their age.

The experts at UPMC are able to provide treatment for an array mild to severe of degenerative conditions, including:


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Scoliosis
Dr. Adam S. Kanter explains how scoliosis can be treated minimally invasively.