Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

What You Need to Know about Neck Arthritis

Neck arthritis, or cervical facet osteoarthritis, can be a painful condition that results in radiating pain and difficulty moving. Learn the symptoms and treatment options available.

5 Ways to Keep Your Spine Healthy and Happy

Keeping your back in top condition is one of the best things you can do for your overall health. There are a number of simple things you can try to help keep your spine as healthy as possible and minimize complications from your back condition and/or prevent future painful episodes.

What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?

Muscle spasms in your back may be your body trying to tell you something. Learn how to listen to and treat these painful messages from your muscles.

Is Surgery is Quickest Path to Sciatica Relief?

Researchers compared surgical and non-surgical treatments for severe sciatica pain in a group of 238 people. They found that surgery may be the quickest way to achieve sciatica relief.

How Cervical Selective Nerve Root Blocks Can Ease Neck Pain

A cervical selective nerve root block will help physicians locate which nerve is being irritated, and will help reduce pain that occurs in the neck, shoulders, arms, and hands.

Could your Foot Pain be Caused by a Problem in your Spine?

The source of your foot pain may not be the foot itself. Learn what spinal conditions may present as leg or foot pain and/or numbness.

How Cervical Radiculopathy Causes Pain, Numbness, and Weakness

Cervical radiculopathy is a symptom rather than a condition, and can be caused by a number of conditions in the cervical spine. Get an overview of our latest video explaining this symptom.

How to Support your Back Every Day

When you're living with chronic back pain or neck pain, your daily routine can get very complex. Learn what simple things you can do to minimize pain day to day.

5 Realities of Living with Chronic Pain

Aside from the obvious problem with chronic pain, there are many other realities that are important to address. For those living with and enduring chronic pain, pass this along to your loved ones to help them understand and be supportive of you.

Reader Roundup: 5 Favorite Natural Pain Relievers

Whether your back pain is something new or something you’ve been living with for a while, it’s important to find effective pain relief.