If the infection is bacterial or fungal, appropriate antibiotics or antifungal medications are prescribed. Intravenous (IV) antibiotics are often necessary for several weeks to ensure the infection is fully treated.
Spondylodiscitis, also known as vertebral osteomyelitis or spinal disc infection, is a rare but serious condition characterized by inflammation and infection of the vertebrae and the intervertebral discs in the spine. It can be caused by bacteria, fungi, or, less commonly, viruses. Here’s an overview of the causes, symptoms, and potential physiotherapy treatment for spondylodiscitis: