Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Tiger Woods Undergoes Microdiscectomy Surgery for a Pinched Nerve

Tiger Woods has returned to competition following a 15 month hiatus from a microdisectomy procedure.

A Visual Guide to Posterolateral Gutter Fusion Surgery

A posterolateral gutter fusion is a surgical procedure that fuses painful vertebral segments, due to lumbar disc degeneration, with the goal of decreasing pain.

7 Ways to Avoid Overdoing It This Holiday Season

If you have chronic back pain or are recovering from back surgery, try these 7 strategies to help you manage the holiday season.

Practical Gifts That Help Ease the Pain

As the holidays draw near, are you wishing for gifts that make your life more comfortable? Take a look at this list.

3 Techniques for Coping with Chronic Sciatica

Try these three simple coping techniques to help you better manage your chronic sciatica.

2 Reasons Why Walking Is Good for Your Lower Back

A daily 20 to 30 minute walk can help keep your back healthy and happy.

The Dangers of Prolonged Rest for People With Lower Back Pain

Did you know that excessive rest can worsen your lower back pain?

Understanding Cervical Herniated Discs

If one of your cervical discs herniates, you may feel pain in your neck, arm, and even your hands and/or fingers.

How to Use Ice to Treat Your Lower Back Pain

A 5-minute ice massage can go a long way towards alleviating your lower back pain.

How to Use Heat for Lower Back Pain Relief

Heat therapy is a simple, effective, and often times free treatment for your lower back pain.