If youâ€™re dealing with chronic back pain, you probably remember the first day it hit. At this point, you may worry that youâ€™ll never experience a day without that pain. Minimally invasive back surgery may be just what you need. Letâ€™s explore the five reasons you should consider minimally invas...Read more
What Causes Scoliosis
A normal, healthy spine has some curvature to it. These gentle curves, which can generally be seen when a person turns to the side, â€śhelpÂ the spineÂ absorb stress from body movement and gravity,â€ť said WebMD. But when that curvature is too great, the condition is called sc...Read more
The short answer to the question, â€śIs scoliosis hereditary?â€ť is, â€śnot usually,â€ť but the longer answer requires some further detail.
Scoliosis in adolescents, who comprise 80% of those afflicted, is generally idiopathic. That means its cause is unknown. In addition, â€śAdolescent idiopathi...Read more
You may be thinking to yourself, â€śIt feels like a knife slicing down my leg,â€ť orÂ â€śItâ€™s the worst cramp Iâ€™ve ever had,â€ť orÂ â€śI thought the numbness and weakness were bad until the throbbing started.â€ťÂ Sciatica pain can express itself in several different ways, but no matter which sy...Read more
â€śOw, my back!â€ť Chances are youâ€™ve said that at least once in your lifeâ€”and probably more than once. Low back pain alone affects approximately 80 percent of adults at some point, and, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), is â€śthe most common cause...Read more