Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

One relatively common cause of low back pain is sacroiliac joint dysfunction, but it tends to be commonly overlooked.
Herniated discs occur when discs degenerate and irritate the spinal cord and nerve roots. Our new video helps you understand this process more in depth.

Regardless of which medical treatments you are undergoing, it can always be helpful to understand your non-medical treatment options as an adjunct-- or as a primary means -- to help manage your back condition. People often report that such techniques are very helpful in reducing chronic pain. And even if these techniques don't work for you, these options are usually non-invasive and inexpensive (or free) to try.

Of course, the first step in coping with chronic back pain or neck pain is always to get a comprehensive medical evaluation for a diagnosis, as pain is often a warning signal that something is wrong and needs medical attention.

Text neck is the term used to describe the injuries and pain sustained from looking down at wireless devices for too long. Learn about the symptoms and possible treatments.
Our new degenerative spondylolisthesis video can help you visualize and understand what happens to the spine when this occurs.

One challenge with treating back pain is that there are not that many absolute rules. For example, a spinal condition that appears relatively minor can lead to severe back pain, but a very serious condition can be barely painful at all. Similarly, some patients with a spinal condition will develop chronic pain, while others with the same condition will not.

To better deal with these issues, the spine medicine community is increasingly starting to appreciate that pain is a uniquely personal experience, and many treatments and types of back care don't work the same for all patients even when they have the same diagnosis.

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We recently added a video to help our readers understand the anatomy of their lower spine.

Many people are looking for information on non-medical treatment alternatives, so we did some research and have included information on that includes a number of alternative health options for people trying to manage their back condition. Please note that many people find that the greatest benefits come from combining medical options (such as back pain medications, injections, spine surgery, etc) along with alternative health care options like yoga or Pilates.

Our new video help you visualize what happens during a sacroiliac joint injection.