Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

New Back Surgery Technologies

Learn what the development and adoption of new spine surgery technologies techniques means for you as a patient.

7 Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

Lumbar spinal anatomy
The lower back is prone to injury because it bears the load of the upper body and endures daily stress and strain. Take care of this complex structure by being aware of preventative measures.

The 3 Worst Things You Can Do To Your Neck

You may not even know that these everyday habits may be damaging your neck.

6 Overlooked Remedies for Lower Back Pain Relief

Releasing endorphins, getting a good night's sleep, and other simple tips can help make living with low back more bearable. Here are 6 easy to implement remedies that are often overlooked.

Reader Roundup: 5 Favorite Natural Pain Relievers

We asked the Spine-health Facebook community what they do for natural pain relief. See what they had to say.

Our Sciatica Video Helps you Visualize the Pain

Sciatica nerve pain is a symptom of a disorder in your lower spine. Our sciatica video will help you learn more about the cause of this painful condition.

Open Letter from a Person with Chronic Pain

How can people who don't have chronic pain understand what you are going through? This open letter attempts to enlighten others that, while you might look fine, the pain is not gone and it might affect how you act.

6 Easy Tips to Reduce Back and Neck Pain at Work

These simple tips can help you reduce your discomfort in the workplace.

40 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Back Surgery

The more you understand about your upcoming spine surgery, the more comfortable you will feel as surgery day approaches. Print out this list to take with you next time you meet with your spine surgeon.

Can Herniated Discs Heal on Their Own?

Pain from a herniated disc may subside or lessen over time without the disc itself actually healing.