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Degenerative Spine Diseases

At the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital, our degenerative spine condition experts have extensive experience offering surgical, nonsurgical, and conservative treatment for these conditions. Our spine specialists, who are faculty members of Columbia University Irving Medical Center, are internationally regarded for their expertise in this highly-specialized field.

Degenerative Conditions We Treat

Our experts provide treatment to an array of mild and severe neurodegenerative conditions, including:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Degenerative disk disease
  • Facet arthropathy
  • Herniated discs
  • Lipomyelomeningocele
  • Neurogenic claudication
  • Os odontoideum cysts
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Ventral spinal cord herniation

Our Approach to Degenerative Spine Diseases

We offer conservative, surgical, and nonsurgical treatment options for degenerative conditions. Our team of spine experts work with patients and their families to create individualized care plans that address the core symptoms and specific health concerns of each patient.

Typically, we begin treatment with conservative therapies, such as physical therapy, acupuncture and pain management, and nonsurgical options, including chiropractic spinal manipulation and injections. We also offer a range of spine surgery options. Our highly trained surgeons perform minimally invasive surgery to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and remove the herniated portions of a disk.


To learn more about our spine specialists, visit our team page.

To request an appointment with a specialist, please call 844-697-2229.