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Recovering from Spine Surgery: What to Expect

An operation on your spine, even a minor one, is a significant procedure. Recovery times can be long if bone tissue needs to heal, so following your surgeon’s after-surgery care instructions could help you keep your healing time short.

Jun 11th, 2020
Everything You Need to Know About Nerve Blocks

Even if you’re not fond of needles, it’s worth putting your fears aside for nerve block injections for chronic pain. You could experience months-long pain relief, reducing your need to take opioid medications or delaying major surgery.

May 12th, 2020
5 Ways You’re Making Your Back Pain Worse

There’s usually a combination of reasons why you develop back pain, and there’s a very good chance you will, since four out of five American adults experience it sometime in their lives. Some everyday conditions may be adding to your back pain risk.

Apr 27th, 2020
When Does Neck Pain Necessitate Medical Intervention?

Neck pain affects virtually everyone at some point in their lives, and usually, it’s not a serious condition. Soft tissue strains repair themselves in a few days, but there are times when the situation or symptoms require medical intervention.

Feb 12th, 2020
How Weight Affects Your Spine

Excess weight isn’t just a cosmetic issue. Being overweight or obese, especially when you carry fat around your waist, can cause painful back strain. Learn how weight can impact your spine health.

Jan 1st, 2020
Cervical Radiculopathy: A Large Pain in the Neck

Cervical radiculopathy is better known as a pinched nerve, in this case originating in one of the seven vertebrae of the cervical spine. Nerve irritation originating at the spine radiates pain and other sensations along the nerve path.

Dec 1st, 2019
Top Signs You May Have a Pinched Nerve

Is your arm or foot tingling? Pins and needles are just one of the signs of a pinched nerve. Read on to explore the tops signs you may have a pinched nerve.

Nov 1st, 2019
How Does Nerve Pain Differ from Other Kinds of Pain?

Nerve pain typically involves a confusion in the messaging system that runs along the nerves between the brain and body. Causes range from an orthopedic condition to a larger health issue, like cancer or HIV. A variety of treatments can help.

Oct 1st, 2019
Your Neck Pain Could Actually Be Neck Arthritis

Is your neck sore or stiff? If so, it may be arthritis. Fortunately, there are a number of treatments available for this very common problem, including physical therapy, medications, cortisone injections, and surgery.

Aug 14th, 2019