If you are experiencing any of the following symptoms of spine pain, it’s important to seek treatment as soon as possible before your spine injury or condition worsens.
Pain that radiates from the neck to the arm/hand
Pain that radiates from the back to the leg/foot
Pain that increases in the back, leg, or foot with standing or walking and is relieved by sitting
Pain following heavy lifting, especially if you have osteoporosis
Numbness, tingling, or weakness in the arms or legs
Nerve or dexterity problems in the arms and hands
Numbness or tingling in one or both legs
Weakness in a specific area of the leg or arm
If associated with incontinence, go to the emergency room
Our spine doctor at Lewiston Orthopaedics understands that damage to the spinal cord is not only disruptive, but also potentially devastating to those affected. Spine conditions and injuries should be examined by a spine specialist for prompt and proper diagnosis.
Our spine doctor, Dr. Gregory Dietrich, considers surgical treatment options only after nonsurgical methods have proven to be unsuccessful. If surgery is necessary for you to obtain the best results, our spine doctor will use the safest and latest surgical methods proven to restore function and mobility.