Acute back pain can be caused by a multitude of things, from auto accidents to falls to even sneezing hard. One of the most common causes is an improper lifting technique. These tips will help you protect your lower back when you're lifting something heavy.
Back Injuries Caused by Improper Lifting
When your head is pounding, you may cycle through a litany of potential causes, from allergies to lack of sleep. But did you know headaches can also be a symptom of cervical degenerative disc disease?
Common Headache Causes
You drank too much last night. The lighting is poor in your workspace. The...Read more
Trying to sleep with back pain is no fun. If your pain is so extreme that you need immediate care during the night and/or you also have symptoms such as leg weakness, incontinence, and numbness, be sure to go to the emergency room. You could have an urgent need for chronic back pain treatment to pre...Read more
Is driving causing back pain? This is a common complaint, especially for those who have a long commute or who spend a lot of time in the car running errands or chauffeuring kids around. Although it may seem inevitable, you don’t have to suffer from lower back pain from driving.
Tips for Alleviati...Read more
Wake up with a pain pulsating down one leg? Feel a twinge in your lower back when you sneeze? It could be nothing. Then again, it could be a herniated disc. We’re breaking down the herniated disc symptoms so you’ll know what to look for—and what to do about it.
What is a herniated disc?
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, have you recently found yourself working from home? Many of us suddenly went from having to commute across town to walking across our home to begin the workday. There are numerous advantages to working from home, like greater flexibility and, of course, being able to...Read more
If you're getting ready to have spine surgery or are considering your options, you're probably wondering what the recovery will be like. One of the most common questions we get from patients is when they can return back to work after back surgery. There is no one-size-fits-all answer here because th...Read more