Category Archives: Spinal Conditions

Sneaky Reasons for Neck and Back Pain Revealed

It is estimated that 42% of Americans work remotely, and that was pre-COVID. In the past year, millions of people switched from working in an office to working in one or more rooms of their home. The kitchen table has become a common workspace, which means that ergonomics may have gone out the window. Working… Read More »


This Could Be Why Your Back Hurts

Many people complain of back or neck pain regularly. This should not be the beginning and end of the issue. Spinal pain does not typically go away on its own. If your discomfort has lasted more than a few weeks, you may want to consult with a spine specialist. The sooner you do this, the… Read More »


Sciatica: When Is Surgery Necessary?

Many thousands of people experience sciatica pain each year. Many of them seek medical treatment due to persistent, worsening, or recurrent pain. The term sciatica describes compression of the sciatic nerve. When this large nerve, which travels down the buttocks and backs of the legs, is compressed, symptoms may range from mildly frustrating to debilitating.… Read More »


When a Pinched Nerve is a Pain in the Neck

We often hear the term “pain in the neck” to describe a variety of frustrations. To say that neck pain is a pain in the neck is both playful and a start reality. When persistent aching or tension is experienced, it may be difficult to do certain activities. When a pinched nerve in the neck… Read More »


How to Prepare for Your Consultation with a Spine Specialist

Back and neck pain are not normal. However, these are two of the most common problems that adults live with. Many people tolerate chronic pain for months or years before seeking medical care. We understand why. There are a few common reasons. One is that people often do not think their pain will last. Over… Read More »



Spinal Fusion Surgery Offers Distinct Benefits

Back and neck pain can be treated in several different ways, most of which do not involve surgery. Even a spinal surgeon will lean toward nonsurgical modalities unless surgery is deemed the only way to improve a patient’s comfort and quality of life. The assumption that a spinal specialist will want to promote surgical treatments… Read More »


Back & Neck Pain

What’s Your Role in Ending Back Pain?

When your daily activities are interrupted by chronic back pain, your quality of life may eventually decline. Many people who experience frequent stiffness, aches, cramps, and other symptoms manage them with conservative strategies like anti-inflammatory medication and rest. For some time, these measures may work. If there is an untreated underlying condition causing discomfort, though,… Read More »


Recovery From Neck Surgery Doesn’t Have to be Stressful

Understandably, the very idea of any kind of spinal surgery can bring some degree of stress with it. Surgery does require preparation. It does necessitate a time of healing. At the same time, the benefits far outweigh these aspects of care. A person who undergoes neck surgery has most likely been through a few nonsurgical… Read More »



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