Dr. Wang describes degenerative spinal arthritis.
Arthritis comes with age. We get arthritis in all areas of our body and we can get it in the spine. And we typically use the term degenerative spinal arthritis just to denote kind of normal, age-related changes in the spine.
About Dr. Wang, M.D.:
Dr. Jeffrey Wang, M.D., is the Chief of Spine Surgery and Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurology at the UCLA School of Medicine. He specializes in all spine disorders in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar area. His research interests include gene therapy for the treatment of spinal disorders, minimally invasive surgery for spinal disorders, bone growth biological proteins, and biomedical engineering of non-invasive spine surgery using high intensity focused ultrasonic waves.