The spinal treatment can be broadly divided into conservative and operative options. The conservative management plays a very crucial role in management of spinal conditions. These options vary from physiotherapy, yoga, pilate, chiropractic treatment and other forms of alternative medicine like acupuncture. After assessment of your condition, these modes of treatment should be tried initially. I had patients who have said " Wish I was told about these before! "
The operative management options varies with type and severity of your condition. The therapeutic goal which you would like to achieve at the end of the treatment also plays a vital role. A better understanding of your spinal condition and treatment options is essential for good outcome.