The sciatic nerve is the largest nerve in the human body and 60% to 80% of people will experience some form of sciatic pain in their lifetime. The sciatic nerve is made up of multiple smaller nerves that branch from your lower back and travel down the leg. The sciatic […]
Perhaps you are looking for an effective method to treat a spine condition. However, the mention of back surgery is not that appealing, is it? The good news is, with the current technological advancements in the field of medicine, you can undergo a minimally invasive spinal procedure to alleviate your pain.
Having a healthy diet is crucial to maintaining your overall health, as well as the wellbeing of your bones. Like the rest of your body, your bones need nutrients to thrive.
An important way of maintaining proper bone health and preventing bone diseases like osteoporosis is by focusing on proper nutrition. Diets […]
If you suffer from sciatica, you know how painful it can be. It disrupts your daily life, affecting everything from sitting in the car to standing in the kitchen to make a meal.
Sciatica is a term used for any pain or symptom that causes numbness or tingling along the sciatic […]
I am a 64-year-old, highly active man, and 17 years ago I had a devastating back injury at work. Since that time, I have had 5 lumbar reconstructive surgeries as well as over 25 minimally invasive procedures. In addition, I have incorporated stretching, range of motion, and weight training as part of a daily rehab […]
Whether as a result of injury, poor habits, or normal wear-and-tear, pain in the neck can be real and debilitating.
Neck pain is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. Most acute neck pain episodes will resolve with or without treatment, but nearly half of those who report […]
Epidural steroid injections (ESI) are minimally invasive procedures performed to help reduce inflammation and pain caused by nerve root compression. Herniated discs, bone spurs, or spinal stenosis can cause compression on the nerves which results in pain, numbness, or weakness. These symptoms are often referred to as radiculopathy. This pain can last […]
The human spine is a wonder of biological engineering, with its ability to bend, flex, twist, and support. But like even the finest-tuned machines, sometimes areas of the back can suffer from mechanical difficulties.
Studies have shown that nearly 65 million Americans have suffered from back pain at some point, […]
Suffering from sciatica and living with pain can disrupt your life. It affects everything from sitting at your desk to standing in the kitchen while making a meal.
The term “sciatica” means any pain or symptom that causes numbness or sensation like tingling along the sciatic nerve. Sciatic nerve pain is not […]
Every year, back pain affects millions of Americans. Back pain is uncomfortable and can be debilitating. It frequently causes damage to other parts of the body. Back pain interferes with your quality of life and can limit your ability to live life to the fullest.
Back pain can be acute or […]