Did you know that chronic back pain is one of the leading causes of disability worldwide? Chronic back pain is pain that persists for 12 weeks or longer, even after an initial injury or underlying cause has been treated. It can greatly affect your quality of life, making everyday activities difficult […]
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, […]
The spine consists of a complex system of bones and ligaments that provide stability and support for the entire body. This complex system contains a spinal column that protects the spinal cord and nerves. The spinal cord and nerves transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body. If the […]
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. Treatment for degenerative disc disease generally begins with nonsurgical methods. The doctors at First State Spine will determine the severity of the condition and recommend treatment methods based on your individual pain.