Category Archives: Spinal Conditions

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 »





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 »






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