If you have back or neck pain that doesn’t go away, you may have osteoarthritis of the spine. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. For many of us, it develops slowly as we age. And it can keep you from being as active as you like.
- Back and neck pain, especially in the lower back
- Stiffness and loss of flexibility in the spine
- Swelling and tenderness over the affected vertebrae
- Feeling of grinding when moving the spine