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
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
Every time you bend, twist or rotate, you have a facet joint to thank for the motion. These joints link the vertebrae in the spine to each other, and when they’re damaged, the pain can be extreme. Are there any facet joint pain treatments that are effective?
The good news is that most facet joi...Read more
When it comes to spinal conditions, the terms medical professionals use can get a bit confusing. For example, one spine doctor might tell you that you have a collapsed vertebrae while another will say it’s a compression fracture. Compression fracture vs. collapsed vertebrae, how do we tell them ap...Read more