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How Facet Joint Injections Can Relieve Your Back and Neck Pain

You’ve tried prescriptions, physical therapy regimens, and countless other treatments, and still, you live with back or neck pain from sunup to sundown. When it feels like there’s no end in sight, it’s time to consider facet joint injections.

Apr 1st, 2021
What Every Woman Should Know About Bone Loss

Healthy bones are strong and rigid, but age and other factors can rob them of their density, making them weak and susceptible to fractures — especially in women. Learn more about how to keep and build your bone strength.

Mar 11th, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About Spinal Cord Stimulators

Pain has a purpose — it alerts you to danger and protects you from further injury. But when it outlasts its usefulness, you may need to intervene. Learn how spinal cord stimulators run interference between pain and your brain.

Feb 1st, 2021
How Do You Know You Have a Herniated Disc?

Having back problems with pain? You’ve heard the term “herniated disc,” so you figure it has something to do with your spine, and you know it causes back pain — but how do you know if it’s happened to you?

Jan 1st, 2021
These Bad Habits are Making Your Sciatica Worse

The cause of your sciatica may be out of your control, but you have the power to keep it in check or make it worse every day. Find out which habits are triggering your sciatica flare-ups so you can avoid them for better living.

Dec 1st, 2020
Common Risk Factors of Kyphosis

A hunchback, a dowager’s hump, poor posture — call it what you will, but the technical term is kyphosis. Do you have to worry about it happening to you? Find out about what can raise your chances of getting kyphosis.

Nov 1st, 2020
Understanding Sciatica

It can trigger pain far from its source, it has many possible causes, and the symptoms range from mild tingling to shocking pain — your sciatic nerve can be a mystery. Here are the basics about this super long nerve and the facts you need to know.

Oct 4th, 2020
8 Signs of Kyphosis

If your upper back is beginning to slump like the Hunchback of Notre Dame, you may have kyphosis. But even if yours isn’t that extreme, the signs are there, warning you to get early treatment. Here’s what you need to know.

Sep 3rd, 2020
The Many Benefits of Minimally Invasive Surgery

Do you require surgery to correct a spinal issue? When it comes to spine surgery, less is more. That is to say that less cutting could mean a more expedient recovery. Explore how minimally invasive spine surgery could benefit you.

Aug 3rd, 2020
Spine Care and COVID19: What You Should Know

COVID-19 has made us question everything. What’s safe? What’s healthy? And if you have spinal issues, you may be wondering how to proceed with your treatment and even your pending surgery. Here’s what you need to know.

Jul 2nd, 2020
Scoliosis 101: What You Need to Know

Your ability to stand, walk, bend, and twist relies on a stick-straight spine. But if yours is curved because of scoliosis, these activities become difficult or impossible. Here’s some straight talk about this progressive condition.

Jun 9th, 2020
Do Environmental Factors Cause Scoliosis?

When you first hear that your child has scoliosis, multiple emotions swirl in your brain: worry, fear, and even guilt. You may be wondering if you could have prevented it. Rest easy — here’s what you need to know.

May 5th, 2020
Why It's So Important to Catch Scoliosis Early

Does your child have one shoulder higher than the other? Uneven hips or one especially pronounced shoulder blade? These may be signs of scoliosis, a curved spine. If so, it’s important to get it diagnosed and treated now. Here’s why.

Apr 1st, 2020
Common Causes of Neck Pain and Effective Treatments

Are you experiencing severe neck pain, but aren’t sure what could be causing it? There are a number of common causes that can lead to neck pain, and no matter what’s causing yours, it’s important to seek a medical diagnosis and get help.

Feb 6th, 2020
Ouch! My Leg Hurts — Know the Symptoms of Sciatica

You might think that sciatica is just another word for back pain, but it actually includes a variety of painful symptoms, including leg pain, numbness, and lost balance. Read on to learn more about sciatica and when to get medical treatment.

Jan 8th, 2020
5 Surgery-Free Treatments for Chronic Back Pain

If you are living with back pain, invasive spinal surgery isn’t always an option. But you’re not out of luck. There are a number of surgery-free options that may help. Continue reading to explore five options that could lessen your pain.

Dec 1st, 2019
How to Prevent and Treat Kyphosis

Is your confidence destroyed because of a hunchback appearance? Do you often see your reflection and wish you had better posture or a more aligned spine? Kyphosis may be the undiagnosed cause of your woes.

Sep 30th, 2019
What Is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Surgery is sometimes the best option for addressing certain painful spinal conditions. By reducing surgical trauma, minimally invasive surgery can speed healing and get you back on your feet much sooner than traditional surgery.

Sep 11th, 2019