When it comes to spine tumor surgery, New Jersey spine surgeon Dr. Joshua Rovner has the comprehensive experience patients trust. As one of the states leading destinations for spine surgery in NJ, spinal tumors are a spinal condition that Dr. Rovner and his advanced surgical team treats.
Symptoms of Spine Tumors
Symptoms of spinal tumors develop over long periods of time, sometimes weeks and sometimes years. Metastatic spinal tumors usually progress more quickly than primary tumors.
Both types of tumors can have the following symptoms:
- Arm, Leg, and/or hip weakness
- Spinal deformity
- Loss of bowel/bladder control
- Back or neck pain that increases while sleeping
If the tumor is metastatic, some additional possible symptoms are:
- Loss of appetite and weight loss
- Nausea and vomiting