Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Exercise Is Essential for Back Pain Relief

Active exercise is a natural stimulus for the healing process—but it must be done in a controlled, gradual, and progressive manner. Movement keeps the discs, muscles, ligaments, and joints in the spine healthy.

You Have Options for Degenerative Disc Pain

Pain from degenerative disc disease can be debilitating, but you have options. Exercise, over-the-counter pain medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery are all valid ways to control degenerative disc disease pain.

Minimizing the Risk of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) refers to chronic back or neck pain, with or without extremity pain, which occurs if spine surgery does not achieve the desired result.

Tips for Golfing with Spinal Stenosis

With a few modifications and considerations, taking up your golf game after spinal stenosis surgery is possible.

5 Little-Known Tips for Lumbar Herniated Disc Pain Relief

There are a number of treatment options available for addressing pain caused by a lumbar herniated disc. Learn 5 of the lesser-known approaches.

A Visual Guide to Radiofrequency Neurotomy for Facet and Sacroiliac Joint Pain

Radiofrequency neurotomy is a procedure that can bring pain relief to some people suffering from facet joint pain and spinal arthritis.

Exercise for Better Back Health

There is a wide range of back problems—from simple to chronic—and the one thing almost all of them have in common is that part of the long-term treatment involves exercise and fitness. A good exercise routine is key to reducing your chances of recurring pain.

6 Quick Stretches to Protect Your Back at Work

Poor posture caused by sitting all day takes a serious toll on your back. Here are 6 easy to do stretches to combat the effects of too much sitting.

5 Things You Should Know About Chronic Pain

If your pain is ongoing, you may be treated as if your pain is greatly exaggerated. Or you may have secondary complications such as disuse syndrome. Learn about these and other important considerations that often accompany chronic pain.

10 Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

While neck pain can be caused by conditions such as a herniated disc or cervical stenosis, it may also be the result of small injuries to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the cervical spine. Follow these 10 tips to protect your neck from the daily strains and injuries you're most susceptible to.