Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

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

Over the last few decades, the ancient practice of yoga has become an increasingly popular form of exercise in the Western world. Whether you prefer a vigorous physical practice or something more relaxing and meditative, the various styles of yoga offer something for everyone.

Yoga has become a preferred form of exercise for many patients suffering from back pain or recovering from an injury; its attraction often lies in the individual nature of the practice and the opportunity for modifications. Besides helping to alleviate pain, a regular yoga practice can also help restore mobility and work to prevent future injury.

Calls for FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg to step down have been recently released in a letter by anti-addiction groups.
Sacroiliac (SI) joint pain may occur when there is abnormal movement in the sacroiliac joints. The symptoms of this condition are very similar to those of herniated discs.
Spine-health is pleased to help North American Spine Society get the word out about an important survey they are using to conduct research on lower back pain treatment.
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.