Disc infection

Intervertebral disc infection

Intervertebral disc can become inflamed and infected. This is called inflammatory discitis or infection discitis, when a disc is infected and is an extremely serious condition. Other causes of discitis include inflammatory responses to spondyloarthropathies.

Symptoms of disc infection

The symptoms of a disc infection can range however neck and back pain is common. Signs of infection may or may not be apparent.

Treatment of disc infection

Our Balmain and Rozelle chiropractors and physiotherapists do not treat disc infection and you will be referred immediately should a disc infection be considered. At Sydney Spine & Spots Centre (S3C) Balmain and Rozelle your safety and health is what matters to us most. We offer the highest standards in chiropractic and physiotherapy.

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