Arthritis of the Back

Arthritis in the back occurs when one or more of the joints between vertebrae become inflamed. Osteoarthritis in the back is also known as spondylosis or degenerative arthritis, and it occurs as the cartilage in the joints and the discs between vertebrae breakdown or become irritated. Since the vertebral column houses the spinal cord and contains exit and entrance tunnels for most nerves in the body, inflammation in any area of the spine can cause widespread pain due to the affect it has on those nerves. The areas of the back affected by arthritis are the sacral (pelvic region), lumbar spine (lower back), and thoracic spine(mid/upper back). 

Symptoms of arthritis in the back

  • Pain and/or stiffness in the back
  • Numbness or weakness in legs or feet
  • Grinding or popping sounds
  • Muscle spasms in nearby muscles
  • Headaches

Causes of arthritis in the back

Degeneration of discs between vertebrae: the discs lose water with age, decreasing the height of the space between vertebrae. Facet joints are subjected to more pressure. They begin to degenerate and develop arthritis as their cartilage covering is worn down.

  • Injury or trauma to a joint
  • Genetic defects in cartilage

Risk Factors of arthritis in the back

  • Family history of back pain or cartilage-related genetic defects
  • Previous injury or trauma to the spine
  • Jobs or hobbies with frequent lifting or moving of objects
  • Smoking
  • Depression/Anxiety

Complications with arthritis of the back

  • Irritation of nerves exiting the spine may cause sharp pains radiating down the legs
  • Impaired bladder and bowel function may occur if the nervous system is damaged
  • Radiculopathy 
  • Bone spurs may form around the vertebrae

Prevention of arthritis in the back

  • Practice good posture during everyday activities
  • Move heavy objects with proper body mechanics
  • Avoid smoking
  • Maintain a healthy weight
  • Stretch regularly

Things to do at home for arthritis of the back

  • Ice, heat
  • Do exercises prescribed by a physical therapist for stretching and strengthening weakened or strained muscles

Treatment of arthritis in the back

We use the following approaches to relieve arthritis symptoms in the back:

  • ASTR® Tools: Our doctors use a variety of ASTR® tools to release scar tissue and myofascial restriction, which can decrease mobility and flexibility.
  • Special exercise program to decrease pain, strengthen the muscles, stabilize and help the patient to return to normal function and activities.
  • Special instructions on how to speed up the recovery time.
  • Cold Laser Therapy: Tissue inflammation is common with arthritis in the back. Cold laser is used in order to decrease inflammation that causes pressure on the affected area.
  • Patient avoided hip surgery.

  • Patient avoided back surgery.

  • This newborn came in unable to move his neck from the side position. He suffered from torticollis, severe neck and back spasms. After just 1 ASTR treatment, he had complete range of motion.

  • Patient came in unable to move his neck from the side position. After 3 ASTR treatments, he regained full range of motion.

  • This young gymnast came in unable to do the splits. After just 1 ASTR treatment, she had full range of motion.

Chronic Pain Relieved with ASTR Treatment (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Chronic Pain Relieved with ASTR Treatment (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Dr. Joseph Jacobs, Doctor of Physical Therapy. Dr. Jacobs is a cancer survivor who used to suffer from chronic migraines, headaches, fatigue and pain and was very frustrated with the outcomes he was seeing using the traditional modalities he had learned in school. This is what led him to develop Adv...

2 Months of Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Superfast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2 Months of Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Superfast (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved superfast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

2 Years of Neck, Shoulders, Back , Knees Pain Relieved In 3 ASTR Sessions (FOLLOW-UP!!!)
2 Years of Neck, Shoulders, Back , Knees Pain Relieved In 3 ASTR Sessions (FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how whole body pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

8 Years of Hamstrings Tightness Relieved In a Blink (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
8 Years of Hamstrings Tightness Relieved In a Blink (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how hamstrings tightness can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: ht...

9 Months of Total shoulder Replacement Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)
9 Months of Total shoulder Replacement Pain Relieved Superfast (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how total shoulder replacement pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research ...

10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 2)
10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 2)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 1)
10 Months of Leg pain Relieved Superfast - REAL TREATMENT (PART 1)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

2 Years of Rotator cuff Pain Relieved Before  Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
2 Years of Rotator cuff Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how rotator cuff pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https...

20 Years of Plantar fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)
20 Years of Plantar fasciitis Relieved With ASTR (+FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved super fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: h...

Tension Headache Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Tension Headache Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how tension headache can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:...

2 Years of Rotator Cuff Tears Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)
2 Years of Rotator Cuff Tears Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how rotator cuff tear pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

4 Months of Toes Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
4 Months of Toes Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how toes pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

2 Years of Shoulder Bursitis & Tendonitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2 Years of Shoulder Bursitis & Tendonitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://a...

16 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)
16 Years of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

7 Years of Lower Back Pain RELIEVED - 4th ASTR Session (FOLLOW-UP!!!)
7 Years of Lower Back Pain RELIEVED - 4th ASTR Session (FOLLOW-UP!!!)

Find out how lower back/ sciatica pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studie...

16 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
16 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Neck Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

3 Years of Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
3 Years of Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how leg pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

How to Relieve Jaw Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)
How to Relieve Jaw Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)

Find out how jaw pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanceds...

How To Relieve Neck Pain Instantly? (MUST WATCH)
How To Relieve Neck Pain Instantly? (MUST WATCH)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

How To Relieve Lower Back Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)
How To Relieve Lower Back Pain Instantly? (THIS WORKS!!!)

Find out how to relieve lower back pain very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

Tennis Elbow Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Tennis Elbow Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how tennis elbow pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://...

Clavicle Fracture Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Clavicle Fracture Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://a...

Graston Technique Harmful or Helpful Vs IASTM
Graston Technique Harmful or Helpful Vs IASTM

Find out how Graston Technique works and feel https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ Here is the link for educational videos on What is ASTR? Scar tissue, fascia restriction, trigger point and muscle spasm https://www.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/educational-videos ASTR research studies: https://...

1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
1 Year of Knee Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how knee pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

10+ Years of Back and Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
10+ Years of Back and Leg Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

2+ Years of Neck Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
2+ Years of Neck Pain Relieved in Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

2nd ASTR treatment with Finger Pain Patient (REAL RESULTS)
2nd ASTR treatment with Finger Pain Patient (REAL RESULTS)

Find out how finger pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adv...

6 Months of Trigger Finger Released in No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
6 Months of Trigger Finger Released in No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how trigger finger can be released very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adv...

Foot Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR + Follow-Up (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Foot Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR + Follow-Up (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how foot pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

9 Months Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Before Your Eyes  (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
9 Months Plantar Fasciitis Relieved Before Your Eyes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how plantar fasciitis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

Unheard of MS Multiple Sclerosis Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Unheard of MS Multiple Sclerosis Back Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how MS multiple sclerosis pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies:...

Amazing Foot Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Amazing Foot Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how foot pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advan...

Unheard of Back Pain From Skateboard Accident Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)
Unheard of Back Pain From Skateboard Accident Relieved In No Time (REAL RESULTS!!!)

Find out how back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

Unheard of 3 Years of Jaw Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes! (REAL TREATMENT)
Unheard of 3 Years of Jaw Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes! (REAL TREATMENT)

Find out how jaw pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanc...

1 Year of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes
1 Year of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before Your Eyes

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

8 Months of Lower Back Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!)
8 Months of Lower Back Pain Relieved In No Time (REAL TREATMENT!!)

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https:/...

7 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before You Know It!
7 Years of Lower Back Pain Relieved Before You Know It!

Find out how lower back pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://ad...

Ankle Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)
Ankle Pain Relieved In Minutes (REAL TREATMENT!!!)

Find out how ankle pain can be relieved very quickly https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

1 Year of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL RESULTS!!)
1 Year of Neck Pain Relieved In No Time! (REAL RESULTS!!)

Find out how neck pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://advanced...

Tension Headache Relieved Super Fast + (FOLLOW-UP)
Tension Headache Relieved Super Fast + (FOLLOW-UP)

Find out how tension headache pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: htt...

Shoulder Dislocation Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR!
Shoulder Dislocation Pain Relieved In Minutes With ASTR!

Find out how shoulder pain can be relieved very fast https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ ASTR Tools & Classes: https://shop.advancedsofttissuerelease.com/ocart2/index.php?route=common/home Find A Provider: https://advancedsofttissuerelease.com/astr-providers ASTR research studies: https://adva...

 

 CALL(949) 236-6862