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
Spinal stenosis affects between eight and 11 percent of people and is on the rise in lockstep with an aging population. Thoracic spinal stenosis is a relatively rare condition, however. Stenosis most commonly affects the lower back or lumbar region. The second most common region is the neck or cervi...Read more
How painful is spinal stenosis treatment?
If you're suffering from spinal stenosis, you're probably desperate to get treatment and get rid of the pain already, but the fear of the unknown may be keeping you out of the doctor’s office. In fact, it’s common for people to delay spinal stenosis t...Read more
Experiencing pain in your lower back, tingling and/or numbness in your nerves, or weakness in one leg or foot that makes it hard to walk? These are some of the common symptoms of an L4 L5 bulging disc. Because the pain and discomfort can manifest in many different ways, this condition can be hard to...Read more