Dr. Kaixuan Liu with Atlantic Spine Center discusses bone spurs, how they’re...
To diagnose a bone spur in the spine, you doctor will ask you a few questions about your pain and symptoms. Some examples of questions you can expect to be asked when investigating a possible bone spur include:
Next, a physical examination will allow the doctor to measure your range of motion and any tenderness around the affected area. Your physician will also likely perform a small number of nerve sensation tests to measure your reflexes.
Endoscopic spine procedures can be used to correct many of the conditions that cause chronic back pain or to repair failed previous surgeries.- Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD President, Atlantic Spine Center Read More about Dr.Liu