Diseases / disorders spine

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    Back pain

    For an effective treatment of back pain its source and cause have to be identified. Because of this, several diagnostic examinations are necessary by means of state-of-the-art techniques and devices at Beta Klinik...
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    Facet joint arthrosis / facet syndrome

    Arthrosis emerges as a result of wear of joints and can occur age-relatedly or as a result of overload or wrong movements or postures during load. Generally, genetic disposition plays a role and determines how we age as well as how...
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    Instability / listhesis

    Listhesis is the name for an unnaturally mobile vertebra, which moves, leaves its normal position and, thus, can cause different complaints. Beside listhesis also the term spondylolisthesis is common. Listhesis can cause various symptoms.
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    Osteoporosis / vertebral fracture

    Especially elderly people, increasingly women, can suffer from back pain as a result of vertebral fractures. Most of the vertebral fractures emerge as an effect of osteoporosis, although there can be tumor- or accident-related fractures.
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    Slipped disc / herniated disc

    Due to a weakness of the posterior part of the disc, damages of the cartilage ring (anulus fibrosus) can occur. That is, the posterior protective ring tears or protrudes. Through the tear, the softly inner part of the disc protrudes and,...
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    Spinal stenosis / spinal canal stenosis

    Lumbar spinal canal stenosis is a narrowing of the lumbar spinal canal causing various symptoms and emerging more often in the old age. Due to the ‘pincer´s effect’, compression damage of nerve roots follows (see illustration A and B).
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