Category: Spine

Keeping Your Neck and Back Healthy at Work

Sitting at a desk all day may not seem like the most physically demanding task, but doing it day after day for multiple hours on end can actually be pretty hard on the body. In fact, people with desk jobs commonly complain of back and neck soreness that results from the sedentary.....Read More

Causes of Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a very common ailment. In fact, according to the National Institute of Health, it’s one that affects nearly every person at some point in their life, with the pain ranging from mild to so severe that it’s debilitating. There are a plethora of causes of.....Read More

Yoga Poses to Help with Back Pain

Performing these simple yoga poses to help with common nagging back pain you may have. Stretching slowly and deliberately using non impact moves can help strengthen muscles around damaged or sore vertebrae and provide welcome relief to constant pain. If you have back aches you.....Read More

Back Injury Prevention For Athletes and Sports Participants

The back is one of the major and most important parts of the body. It comprises many muscles and bones that enable people to stand, lift objects, walk, and generally move. The spine is made of vertebrae, which are tiny bones positioned atop each other. These bones are separated by.....Read More

Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

When a patient comes to us with back pain, they may worry that surgery will be the only answer to their problem. However, we prefer to delay surgery as long as possible. This is because there are many less invasive treatment options that are available that may be a better.....Read More

Herniated Disc Treatment for Bulging and Slipped Discs

Your back is a complex structure of bones, muscles, ligaments, and discs. Most people know what bones and muscles are, but discs can present a bit of a challenge. When you think of your spine, think of the 33 bones, called vertebrae, stacked neatly on top of each other. Between.....Read More

Treatments for Sciatica to Permanently Ease Your Back Pain

The lower back can cause you all sorts of trouble, but most people don’t know that problems in that region can lead to pain in your leg. Sciatica is named after the longest nerve in the body, the sciatic nerve. It starts off in the lower back, or lumbar region, of the spine, and.....Read More

Cervical Spondylosis Treatments for Severe Neck Pain

Spondylosis is a catch-all term for the effects of aging on the bones of your neck. This condition can occur in other areas of your body, such as your lumbar region or lower back, but it most commonly occurs in the neck, or cervical region. It is generally a breakdown of the joints.....Read More

Cervical Radiculopathy Treatment Answers

Nerve impingement occurring in cervical area or the neck is known as cervical radiculopathy. Bone spurs, disc herniation, injury and disk degeneration are some of the probable causes of such impingement. Treatment for this condition is usually conservative. Techniques like physical.....Read More

How Wearing High Heels Hurts Your Body

High Heels are one of a womans favorite fashion items, but they can come at a cost of harming your body. A woman's body will attempt to compensate for the off-kilter balance heels cause by flexing the hips and spine forward. To maintain balance, the calf, hip, and back muscles.....Read More