Pt helps reduce the inflammation caused by bone spurs ( cold treatment etc) or pain resulting from bone spurs ex; ( doctor giving you a cortisone injection) but to my knowledge the spur remains unless surgically removed. Maybe someone who specializes in this area would have more information.
Much Agreed 2redhot, and thanks Painwarrior, because I was getting kind of agitated , since I was diagnosed with Degenerative Disc Disease a year ago I have been taking PT 6 months assisted and 7 months on my own and inspite of my efforts I still developed Cervical Stenosis and Lumbar Spondylitis so I became discouraged because I worked hard but I still got narrowing of my spinal canal in both places I had Disc Degeneration so now I want to darn near Beat this dang Pain monster into a pulp😂😂😂. Because now I can’t rest for the pain, and my quality of life has begin to wear me out. I still work part time, 3 weeks a month but I’m no quitter so I’m determined to develop a pain management routine real soon
Oh so that’s why the interest! 😲 I too have DDD, Spinal Stenosis, many bone spurs ( some surgically removed) And AS. Hear you my friend about the chronic pain. PT May lesson the pain, but unfortunately it returns. Wishing you the best my friend in your pain management program.